When Sen. John Kerry arrived in Boston for the last Democratic convention, the TV news stars thought they'd died and gone to political heaven.
Dan Rather said Kerry's speech drove the crowd in Boston into "a 3,000-gallon attack about every three minutes," and Newsweek's Jon Meacham was comparing Kerry to Abraham Lincoln on MSNBC.
If media liberals can get that excited over Kerry, viewers may have to worry about the anchors lapsing into diabetic comas over Barack Obama's ascension convention in Denver.
Kerry of all people. Lurch, as we preferred to call him at the time. The least gifted public speaker since ... probably John McCain.
As for Obama and the 2008 election, if MSNBC's Chris Matthews had sensations running down his leg during the Democratic primary, I can only imagine what's running down said leg now ...