Here are some specific points from an analysis of the speeches at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.
ISSUE #1 — FAITH
Summary: Kerry’s remarks were designed to appeal to a big voting block of undecided American voters — evangelical Christians. He tried to convey the impression that the “religious right” that is predominantly Republican consists of extremists whereas Democrats, as he described them, are moderate and temperate, but are just as faithful. Kerry targeted his blatant appeals to faith to the undecided church-goers. [more…]
Janice Shaw Crouse covered the Democratic National Convention on behalf of the Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee.
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