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Hillary Makes The Decisive Call

Now that was a moment for the books: Hillary calling for Obama’s nomination by acclimation, ending the roll-call vote at the convention, and confirming his nomination.

Truly an amazing moment. Here in the Big Tent, it elicited the only serious round of applause we’ve seen yet.

 Christy will have the report from inside the hall shortly.

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David Neiwert

David Neiwert

David Neiwert is the managing editor of Firedoglake. He's a freelance journalist based in Seattle and the author/editor of the blog Orcinus. He also is the author of Strawberry Days: How Internment Destroyed a Japanese American Community (Palgrave/St. Martin's Press, June 2005), as well as Death on the Fourth of July: The Story of a Killing, a Trial, and Hate Crime in America (Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2004), and In God's Country: The Patriot Movement and the Pacific Northwest (1999, WSU Press). His reportage for on domestic terrorism won the National Press Club Award for Distinguished Online Journalism in 2000.