Democratic strategist Gary Pearce says the media is missing the point with all their stories about potential problems with the Democratic convention in Charlotte. He says no one is going to cast their ballot for president based on the convention.
“Here is the real significance: A Democratic candidate for President – an African-American, no less – is holding his renomination convention in the South and in North Carolina,” Pearce writes in his blog, Talking About Politics. “He is playing in the Republican end of the field. He is making a statement – a statement that was unimaginable 50, 20 or even five years ago.'"
“That's how much politics has changed in North Carolina and the nation,” Pearce writes. “That's why Charlotte is a plus for Democrats.'' For more read here.