Political conventions are all about the speeches and the strategic messaging being sent out to the American people. After three long nights of speeches at the Democratic National Convention, thousands of words were uttered on stage. The New York Times took a tally of these words, based on analysis of transcripts from the Federal News Service. Some notable mentions include:
But other words, like "guns," and "Syria," were not mentioned once.
Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich patrolled the convention floor in Charlotte and asked attendees what messages they had not heard.