Krauthammer on Michelle Obama’s ‘brilliant’ speech: ‘I didn’t buy a line of it’

On Fox News Channel’s coverage of the first night of the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, N.C., syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said first lady Michelle Obama’s widely praised address was not convincing.

Krauthammer told the coverage anchored by Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier he was growing tired of hearing political speeches that involved person hardships early in life.

“If I hear one more story of people walking eight miles in the snow, without shoes, uphill both ways, I’m going to start longing for a little Clint Eastwood spontaneity out here,” Krauthammer said. “And I mean it’s not only scripted in the sense of how the speeches are arranged, having the video but the stories are the same except that sometimes it has a Hispanic tinge, African-American tinge and a slant to it. But that is what everybody suspects that and that is what you get.”

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