Yesterday was Day 1 of The Democratic National Convention. The lineup of speakers included San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, who was the first Hispanic convention keynote speaker in party history, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and First Lady Michelle Obama, who ended the night on a high note. But it was an Essex County, NJ man who had the Twitterverse talking.
Cory Booker, the Mayor of Newark, New Jersey, spoke (yelled) passionately about President Obama and the Democratic Party’s platform and Twitter talked about it:
- “Never has a platform speech seemed so urgent. Sounds like Mayor Booker wanted the keynote.” ~@mpoindc
- “Cory Booker screaming every sentence. Maybe he’s mad he’s speaking at 6PM on Tuesday?” @JuddLegum
- “Cory Booker is lookin like a BOSS at the
- “I can’t wait until @CoryBooker is Governor of New Jersey.” @lizlessner
But the Tweet that stood out, for me, was this one by Jeff Gauvin: