Democratic National Convention Opens

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•36 Sep 4, 2012

The three-day Democratic National Convention kicks off today at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC, with prime-time addresses from first lady Michelle Obama and San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, the event’s keynote speaker. What do you think?

  • “As a white voter, I’m not sure which prime-time speaker is supposed to appeal to me.”

    Faizon Arad –
    Unemployed

  • “More politics? But we had politics last week.”

    Kate Paskowitz –
    Mail-Order Clerk

  • “Wow. I can’t believe they got the mayor of one of America’s top 50 cities to speak.”

    Grant Safris –
    Sound Effects Supervisor