Final Night Speech Report Cards


Mark Halperin gives Barack Obama an ‘A+’: “Obama appeared to achieve every goal the pundits and political backseat drivers had set out for him in advance: he showed his heart, emphasized the economy, and, most of all, looked like a president.”

Read what he has to say about Tim Kaine and the night’s other speakers here.

Plus: TIME’s political columnist Joe Klein says Obama was wise to drop the dreamy rhetoric — because he’s in for the brawl of his life.

And: Watch highlights from the week’s speeches here.

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