Democratic Convention – It’s A Wrap

PA Pundits - International

By Peter Murphy~

The Democratic National Convention concluded after four evenings and made history by nominating the oldest presidential candidate in the country’s history, Joe Biden, and the first woman of color for Vice President, Sen. Kamala Harris.

Congratulations to former Vice President Biden, who has sought the presidency for more than 30 years, having first run unsuccessfully in 1988 and again in 2008. The third time was a charm, at least as far as securing the nomination as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate. Mr. Biden will turn 78 in late November. It will be historic, indeed, if a person that old gets elected president.

Night after night, speakers at the Party’s convention sought to convey moderation on policy, with heavy doses of identity politics and excoriation of President Donald Trump. The exception to this pattern of moderation was Sen. Bernie Sanders and Cong. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both of whom…

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