The second night of the Democrats’ virtual convention was safe, lawful, competent, and heartfelt. It was exactly the opposite of what Donald Trump’s presidency has been.

The theme of the night was “Leadership Matters.” The leadership was dispersed among a bunch of participants. Instead of one keynote speaker, there were 17, including former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, and 16 others you probably haven’t heard of unless you are one of them.

The convention began with a montage in which the keynote speakers said things like, “Donald Trump didn’t listen to the experts,” “Joe knows,” and “That’s a big effing deal.” There was a brief speech by former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, and another montage, this one involving voters saying things I don’t remember. It was clever but hard to follow. I’m as bad of a follower as Trump is a leader.

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