1. Nate Silver is showing a significant bump for the Democrat’s after the DNC, much higher than the RNC’s bump.
Via NYT’s fivethirtyeight:
Electoral Vote Prediction
+10.4 since Aug. 31
Animated Granholm .gif via HuffPo
Personally, I thought Jennifer Granholm’s speech was the best. She was one of the more rousing and animated speakers of the night.
5. Factcheck.org had to aggregate their analysis of Obama’s and Biden’s speeches, because apparently they each didn’t have enough exaggerations and out-of-context quotes to warrant posts of their own. (Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney each had their own posts from the RNC previously on factcheck.org)
6. As promised, song for Friday. This is seriously the best Gangnam Style mash-up I’ve seen yet:
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