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All The Drama (And Some Good Vibes) From Night One of the DNC

All The Drama (And Some Good Vibes) From Night One of the DNC

The night was supposed to be a metaphoric rolled out red carpet for Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president. But Monday night, day one of the Democratic National Convention, felt more like a civil battleground. With seemingly half the crowd rooting for Bernie Sanders, it was hard to tell who was the favorite amongst the nation’s Democrats as they rallied under the dome of the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia. Unlike the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, which boasted celebrities Scott Baio from “Happy Days,” underwear model Antonio Sabato Jr. and Willie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty,” the DNC upped the ante by opening with Boyz II Men performing a rendition of “Motownphilly” and 14-year old Bobby Hill singing the National Anthem. (Hill, a longtime member of the Keystone State Boychoir, wowed the nation when he sang a soprano version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Pie Jesu” for Pope Francis when His Holiness visited Philadelphia last…