Brian Schweitzer’s Faith Talk

When Democratic National Convention officials say they’re pressing this year’s speakers to stress their character and values–which includes their faith–over their political accomplishments and policy positions, this is what they mean:

My grandparents were immigrants who came to Montana with nothing more than the clothes on their back, high hopes and faith in God. My family didn’t have much in our little house. But a few things stand out in my memory: a crucifix and, on our kitchen wall, a framed picture of President Kennedy.

Those lines came from Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, whose rousing address last night would have had lots more people talking today were it not for Hillary Clinton’s headlining show-stopper. Here’s video:8

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Paul, seeking wisdom.

posted August 27, 2008 at 3:04 pm

Gov. Brian Schweitzer’s speech was the warm up speech for Hilary Clinton. But more than that he showed us how a blue Governor in a Red State can get bipartisan results. That is something that has not been accomplished in Congress.
His Catholic Faith and His historic love of JFK is what the Democrats today need to adhere to.
There is no limit to what we can do if we resolve to do it together. That is why so many democrats voted for Bush once, he promised to work with the democrats nut instead he bucked them every step of the way. That is why we have a failed America.

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