Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Day 162 of Nat'l Emergency: A Daughter's Grief

 Michelle Obama is being hailed by Democrats, or razed by Republicans, for her emotional takedown of Donald Trump during Monday’s streamed Democratic Party national convention. 

But for my money, the most effective, powerful moment came not from a politician or their spouse but from a grieving daughter whose father believed in Trump’s handling of the coronavirus and died needlessly because of that misplaced trust. 

Democrats missed an opportunity to more widely share this message by placing it during the first hour of the convention which was not broadcast by CBS, NBC or ABC. So if you did not see it, here’s a link to Kristin Urquiza’s impassioned 2:21 minute tribute to her father: https://youtu.be/ukc9jO3CtG8.