Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Paterson Speaks With Passion, Some Watch

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Here's Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver earlier this afternoon during David Paterson's convention speech, in which the governor praised Barack Obama as the best candidate for disabled Americans and offered sharp criticism of John McCain.

“Wages are declining while inflation is at a 17-year high,” Paterson said, who went on to say the “promise of America has also diminished for people with disabilities.”

“Which of the candidates will make the change that will restore the promise of America? Well, let see. Is it John McCain,” he asked. After the crowd shouted, “No!,” Paterson said, “No? I’m shocked.” He went to say, “in 2007, John McCain voted with the administration 95 percent of the time. read more »

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