It was perhaps this latter practice, after Congress met in Washington for the first time in the closing year of John Adam's administration, that led Jefferson to refer to "the circumstances under which we find ourselves at this place rendering inconvenient the mode heretofore practiced of making personal address the first communication between the legislative and executive branches, " as a reason for sending "a message in writing, " the real reason probably being, many say, the well- known fact that Jefferson was as poor a speechmaker
as he was gifted with the pen.
But Obama has said he believes, that despite his reputation as a soaring speechmaker
, he has not adequately communicated to voters the stakes and achievements of a term haunted by economic crisis.
She has a relatively light weight now that she steps up in grade in a race where the David Wachman-trained Speechmaker
probably represents the main threat.
No great rhetorician nor rousing speechmaker
, Fisher's sense of propriety, his teetotalism and firm religious conviction meant that scandal played no part in his personal or public life.
To paraphrase Moore, Obama is arguably our greatest speechmaker
without a single memorable line.
Would sending the strong arm speechmaker
back home to Alaska gain the land of the free and over-easy a few Brownie points?
He's a fighter, not a speechmaker
, and he's happy to admit it.
A much-hyped March 2007 press conference where Hagel merely announced he would make a decision on the race "later this year" might have defined his image as a do-nothing speechmaker
Levinson said in an article in Dun's Review, "In a sense, every executive speechmaker
is an actor, giving a performance for the edification, entertainment, and approval of a highly specialized audience.
He's not usually a very good speechmaker
, but I thought this was one of his best," said Torrey, a Republican candidate for the state Senate.
The one-man advantage they ended that election with was the irreplaceable speechmaker
Reagan, who, after winning the California governorship in 1966, proceeded to spend much of the next 14 years running for president while legions of movement-builders took care of the infrastructure that would eventually lift him to the White House.
On this view, Apuleius the speechmaker
becomes in his own person a symbol of historical change.
By dint of a misplaced vowel, Wally, rather than disgraced politician Willy Norman, finds his name on the electoral ballot paper as prospective local member for Givens Head, and is propelled into the limelight, despite his incapacity as a speechmaker
An affectionate public acknowledged the great speechmaker
as the leader who won the war, but they still decided he was not the man for the peace that followed.
In demand around the world as a lecturer, author and speechmaker
, Christine Gudorf's many awards include one from the Catholic Press Association for best feature article, "Why Sex is So Good For Your Marriage.