I'm thinking something is wrong with my television. Though I've watched very little of it the past two weeks it seems that every time I do Ed Rendell is on. Is this a coincidence or is our lively, gregarious Governor doing more TV lately than ever? The focus on Pennsylvania and the fact Fast Eddie is also quick on his feet and a good interview seems to have him on everywhere. This is good for the state and the Governor is a good spokesman for his candidate.
He's been with Hillary Clinton at all three of the events I've covered. At The Forum in Harrisburg he had the dubious honor of following Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed who gave a remarkably outstanding speech. Even the jaded national press who can get rather bored at this point of the campaign after watching hundreds of similar stump speeches by the candidates woke up for Mayor Reed's eloquence. The Governor took the microphone (remember this was the event where they had mike problems too) and asked Hillary if anyone had ever selected a Mayor for the VP slot.
He has a real knack for saying just the right thing at the right time in most (but not all, as we all know). He's also humorous and always engaging. I think he's representing us well.