After two of the Republican National Convention’s blockbuster speeches came back-to-back Tuesday night, the consensus emerged that Ann Romney’s speech was a hit, while New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s flopped.
Ann Romney roused the crowd with a speech that sought to close the likability gap between her husband, Republican nominee Mitt Romney, and President Obama. Christie, meanwhile, was roundly panned for a speech that too often seemed like a calling card for his own potential presidential ambitions in 2016. He mentioned Mitt Romney only seven times, compared with more than 35 mentions of himself.
We break down the two speeches here:
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