"And for those who resist that idea that we should think about something like these ‘stand your ground’ laws, I just ask people to consider if Trayvon Martin was of age and armed, could he have stood his ground on that sidewalk? And do we actually think that he would have been justified in shooting Mr. Zimmerman, who had followed him in a car, because he felt threatened?"
Although his model seems to include the problematic “you can only stay if your company survives” condition, which puts entrepreneurs at a huge disadvantage in negotiations with funders and creates bad incentives.
This is how you judge a great speaker. Not by the set-piece speeches, but by the from-the-heart stuff he comes up with off the cuff.
"For all his businesslike intentions, Mr Romney has an economic plan that works only if you don’t believe most of what he says. That is not a convincing pitch for a chief executive."
Because their ideas are demonstrably the same or worse. The Atlantic breaks it down, including some amazing polling numbers (Obama leads Romney on the question “does the candidate reflect your views on abortion?” by 13 points, for instance)
As @turbeauxboy said, it reads like a really great episode of West Wing, except it all really happened.