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@MitchWagner Because of all the comments on it, I watched her stemwinder. She seems to have forgotten, considering all the bellowed applause lines, that she was going to deliver it to an empty room.
@ReaderJohn I didn't watch. Was there canned applause?
@MitchWagner No, and that's a big part of what made it so weird.
@ReaderJohn Possibly produced to deliver social media video clips -- a few seconds each -- rather than for watching the whole thing.
@MitchWagner I watched what CNBC represented at her whole speech, and I saw no suspicious breaks. It was a conventional stemwinder unsuited to an unconventional convention year.
Thanks for giving me the chance to write that second sentence.
@MitchWagner Second thoughts on what you meant. If the goal is clicks (and ultimately votes) despite self-abasement, yeah, you could be right.
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