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DNC Day 1

Steve Brodner’s Live DNC Art Blog: Day One

Steve Brodner on September 4, 2012 – 6:54 PM ET

  Stay tuned to see drawings during the DNC convention tonight!

“When she said, “There’s no such thing as us and them” I think Republicans are going to have something to say about that given the last few years” snorted Bret Baier. Fox News.


Michelle killing them softly.


Michelle warms up Mr. Cool.




Michelle Obama, an original but familiar.


Castro kills.


Castro on Mitt.


Julian Castro. The nearing future of Texas.


Sean “Avenging Angel” Hannity on Fox: “In 2004 God was mentioned in the platform seven times. This year, God was removed.”


O’Malley: 2012, 2016–He’s got them both covered.


Deval Patrick: “We know Mitt Romney.”


Lilly Ledbetter, American Hero. “Maybe 23 cents doesn’t sound like a lot to someone with a Swiss bank account.”


Shep drills down on the issues.




Tammy Duckworth. True hero, survivor of Iraq chopper crash and Tea Party slander. Senate candidate, Illinois.


Rep. Jared Polis: “My great grandparents were immigrants to this country. I’m Jewish, I’m gay, I’m a father, I’m a son, I’m an entrepreneur, and I’m a Congressman from the great state of Colorado.”


Osama Hologram will be on call.


Tonight’s crowning moment so far: Just run Mr. Multiple Choice’s greatest hits and Ted Kennedy commentary. Play this all fall.


Joe Kennedy III. Tonight played by Prince Harry.


Obama considers an appearance of Jimmy Carter.


Majority leader Harry Reid.


Cory Booker. Defender of Wall Street.



Steny Hoyer. My favorite corporate Democrat. Friend of the telecoms, voted for the Iraq War. Huge corporate fundraiser. Collects, bundles, distributes money to Democratic candidates.


And the grand finale paid by Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Duke Energy.


Welcome to DNC 2012! Hard to avoid the signs of the times.