The Day Summed Up In a Video and a Tweet

Remarkably, the Democrats began their convention with a video that proclaimed, “The government is the only thing we all belong to.” This theme is breathtakingly wrong on several levels, but it is consistent with the Democrats scrubbing all references to God from their platform. It also brings to mind Ronald Reagan’s adage that “We are a nation that has a government—not the other way around,” from his first inaugural address. It took only minutes for Mitt Romney to respond with a tweet:

The battle lines are being drawn, and they could hardly be clearer.