Seen and Heard at the Democratic National Convention: Jersey Style

"Lou, I don't care if you drew the short straw last time, I want you to go talk to George again and this time don't come back unless you get me Lady Gaga tickets."

“Lou, I don’t care if you drew the short straw last time, I want you to go talk to George again and this time don’t come back unless you get me Lady Gaga tickets.”

"Hey, look, it's Mitt Romney, John McCain, Jeb Bush, Christie Todd Whitman, and Tom Kean."

“Hey, look, it’s Mitt Romney, John McCain, Jeb Bush, Christie Todd Whitman, and Tom Kean.”

"Don't mind those guys behind me. They're with the Bernie Sanders Campaign."

“Don’t mind those guys behind me. They’re with the Bernie Sanders Campaign.”

"I liked Cory's speech. I did. But I really wish he would have taken my advice and used the Anwar Sadat reference."

“I liked Cory’s speech. I did. But I really wish he would have taken my advice and used the Anwar Sadat reference.”

"If you could just let Joe D. know that I'm available to talk."

“If you could just let Joe D. know that I’m available to talk.”

"Did you ever read any of the works of Maya Angelou? Yeah, she's my favorite poet, too."

“Did you ever read any of the works of Maya Angelou? Yeah, she’s my favorite poet, too.”

"You want me to sum up Tim Kaine in one word? An inspiration."

“You want me to sum up Tim Kaine in one word? Inspirational!”

"Somebody turn off Obama's DNC speech, would you? This is important. I'm trying to hear the salsa band."

“Somebody turn off Obama’s DNC speech, would you? This is important. I’m trying to hear the salsa band.”