2016 Conventions

Democrats mentioned Donald Trump more than Republicans did

Democrats had Republican nominee Donald Trump stuck in their heads last week.

According to the Sacramento-based Western Journalism Center, speakers at the just concluded Democratic National Convention mentioned him more than speakers at his own Republican National Convention the week before.

According to CSPAN’s digital and social media specialist Jeremy Art, the Republican presidential candidate was mentioned 451 times as the Democrats gathered to anoint Hillary Clinton as their nominee. That total exceeded the number of times Trump was mentioned at the Republican National Convention, where he was mentioned 386 times.

However, when it came to name-dropping, Clinton was atop the list, being mentioned 915 times by her fellow Democrats, while only being cited 247 times at the GOP convention.

The article quotes me.

One commentator saw the pattern in the Democrats’ language.

“All the convention talking points about how brilliant, kind, compassionate, visionary, selfless, humble, and tough Clinton is are wearing thin as the delegates keep clapping their hands like trained seals in the Wells Fargo Center,” wrote Matthew Vadum on Front Page. “Democrats want to take the focus off Hillary, who is both a terrible candidate and a terrible person and throw the spotlight on the sometimes erratic Donald Trump.”



Matthew Vadum

The author of Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers (WND Books, 2011), Vadum, former senior vice president at CRC, writes and speaks widely…
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