The former governor of Michigan, Jennifer Granholm, gave one of the most rousing speeches in 2012 during the Democratic National Convention to nominate President Obama for his second term. Last night at the DNC, Granholm gave the most side-splitting, hilarious speech of the convention, including some spot-on impersonations of Donald Trump.
‘Donald Trump, you’re so vain. You probably think this speech is about you. Don’t you, now?’
In case anyone is still unclear about who Jennifer Granholm is, her website lists a bio that includes the following:
‘Granholm became the first woman to be elected as governor of Michigan in 2002, and in 2006 she was re-elected with the largest number of votes ever cast for governor in the state. Due to the meltdown in the auto industry and the global shift in manufacturing jobs, Michigan had the toughest economy in the nation and Granholm worked relentlessly to diversify, add new jobs and add emerging sectors, such as clean energy, to Michigan’s economic portfolio. As a result of her leadership, Michigan led the country in the improvement of job market conditions between 2009 and 2010, according to the Gallup Job Creation Index.’
At the Democratic National Convention, however, she was simply an amazing, inspirational, and hilarious speaker.
Granholm’s speech appeared to be a huge hit on Twitter.
If I ever get married, I want Jennifer Granholm as Matron of Honor.
Think about the speech she’d give, plus her dancing!#DemsInPhilly
— Jessica Fish (@Fishica) July 29, 2016
I think Jennifer Granholm and I could be best buds…. said 10 million women five minutes ago.
— old and in the way (@liberalandold) July 29, 2016
Jennifer Granholm is Jennifer Granholming to perfection right now
— laura olin (@lauraolin) July 29, 2016
— GIPHY (@giphy) July 29, 2016
It was that line about “actual plans” that was the funniest and most accurately biting of her speech.
‘Hillary Clinton gets it, and that’s why she has “yuuuge” plans to create good-paying jobs in America. Imagine that. Imagine that: actual plans. I must’ve missed that night at the Republican convention. Detailed plans, people, written down. Plans with numbers…that add up.’
See Granholm’s full speech below:
Featured image screengrab via YouTube