Whatever your political leanings may be, it’s hard to deny the historic moment happening in Philadelphia tonight. From the mother of Trayvon Martin to the president of Planned Parenthood and a stage full of female lawmakers, the DNC is elevating the voices of women unlike any other political convention before it. But perhaps the most unexpected source of feminist excitement? A speech by a man who once held the most powerful office in the world.
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I confess I am absolutely riveted by a man singing a woman’s praises like this at an event that isn’t a funeral or a wedding #DemsInPhilly
— Andrea Grimes (@andreagrimes) July 27, 2016
This is a first: the potential First Gentleman talking about the moment the nominee’s water broke. #DemsInPhilly