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09/05/2012 04:40 pm ET | Updated Nov 05, 2012

"I'm not a member of any organized political party," Will Rogers famously declared, "I'm a Democrat."

Rogers would not recognize the 2012 Democrats.

I've been attending conventions since 1964, when as a student I smuggled floor passes to the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party insurgents in Atlantic City. And I've never seen anything as well choreographed and unified as night one of the 2012 convention.

To read more about Democrats coming together in Charlotte on Prospect.org, click here.