Clinton's speech created a huge buzz across social media networks, with his phrases such as #Arithmetic and #DoubleDownonTrickleDown trending across Twitter. The metrics and "arithmetic" were quite impressive, according to the Twitter Blog.
The 42nd President saw the highest spike in Tweets per minute of the night right at the end of his speech: 22,087. Interestingly, though this peak was higher than @MittRomney’s highest last week in Tampa, Clinton’s was less than @MichelleObama’s peak last night.
The peaks from his speech came at the following moments:
Discussing Obama's job record: 16,115 TPM
-Urging the audience to vote for Obama: 15,266 TPM
-"All in this together" statement: 15,111 TPM
-Discussing Hillary Clinton’s role, and “blood sport” line: 14,538 TPM
-“Takes some brass” quip: 14,393 TPM
"We just heard more about GOP Presidential accomplishments from Bill Clinton than the entire RNC," tweeted MSNBC host Ed Schultz. "Clint Eastwood needs to sit in his empty chair and be schooled by #BillClinton," tweeted author Marcia L. Dyson.
Clinton's speech was about 50% more popular on Twitter than Mitt Romney's acceptance speech. The Republican nominee's speech yielded a maximum of 14,289TPM,
It was a masterful speech coming from the man who presided over this nation's largest post-war expansion. No one can deconstruct high-level policy issues into folksy soundbites like Bill Clinton. In case you missed it, watch the speech AFTER THE JUMP ...