Clinton delivered a 48-minute speech (a good 10 minutes longer than Obama's address!) during the second night of the convention that was very well-received.
Even Republicans have been singing Clinton's praises (albeit in an effort to ding Obama's image). In an interview with "Meet The Press," Mitt Romney said that Clinton "did elevate" the Democratic convention. And Romney has also sought to play Clinton against Obama in a TV ad he released the day after Clinton's speech in Charlotte.
The Pew poll data show that like Romney after the GOP convention, changes to the way Obama was viewed changed only slightly after the Democratic convention. (The latest poll was conducted Friday through Sunday.)
A plurality (48 percent) said their view of the president had not changed in the past few days. Sixty percent of Americans who watched at least a little convention coverage rated Obama's speech as excellent or good, compared to just 53 percent who judged Romney's speech to be excellent or good.
Pew polled Americans after the Republican convention and found that Clint Eastwood's one-of-a-kind empty chair address was most often cited as the highlight of that gathering.
Clinton's 29 percent figure in the latest poll was higher than the 20 percent who said Eastwood's speech was the highlight of the GOP gathering.
In other words, Bubba sure knows how to command an audience.