“With eyes firmly fixed on the future in the spirit of unity, with the goal of victory, with faith in our party and country, let’s declare together in one voice, right here and right now, that Barack Obama is our candidate and he will be our president.
“I move that Senator Barack Obama of Illinois be selected by this convention by acclamation as the Democratic nominee for president of the United States.”
Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Hillary Comes Through
Last night's speech by Hillary Clinton hopefully began the process where the Democratic party will emerge united to do battle against the presumptive Republican nominee John McCain. If there was any lingering doubt about Sen. Clinton's support for Barack Obama, her call for acclimation in the nomination of Obama should put it to rest: