Her speech at the New Hampshire Democratic Party Convention was substantive, specific, comprehensive, inclusive, passionate, personally engaging, inspirational, and powerful! It was hard-hitting, yet seasoned with humor, realistic in defining the challenges yet optimistic and up-beat in tone.
Above all, she was impressively presidential in her bearing and delivery, as well as in her content. There were many quotable lines, and the audience was responsive and enthusiastic. She made it very clear what kind of president she would be, what her vision is for America, and where her priorities
Meanwhile, Bernie was Bernie. His message was predictable, as he stuck to the same themes that have worked for him thus far. I responded more positively to his early speeches, but his consistently angry tone and and lack of variety in his delivery and his message have become somewhat tiring to me. I found Hillary's style refreshingly varied and exciting.
The event provided an excellent opportunity for the voters to compare and to contrast the two leading Democratic candidates. In my view Hilliary came out on top. Surprisingly, there were more Clinton than Sanders supporters present, and I would have to say that Hillary's were more vigorous and interrupted far more frequently and loudly with sustained applause than Bernie's, though the latter were valiantly supportive of their champion.
Let's see how the commentators evaluate the various presentations, and whether the event has any impact on the polling.