Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was caught up in an uncomfortable moment at the convention. It came as Democrats altered their party platform to include God and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. But, in order to change the platform, two-thirds of the delegates in attendance had to approve the change. This is what it sounded like when the Mayor called for the vote. Decide for yourself:
The Mayor said this morning that it was his prerogative to make the call that two-thirds of the delegates voted in favor of the change. The White House wouldn’t say whether the change in the Democratic platform language reflected a change in administration policy.
- Democrats change platform to add God, Jerusalem (kfwbam.com)