I agree with you, the optimism is what truly reaches people.
Exactly! People who listen to the speech will remember his optimism at the end and the way he finished. I was shocked when I turned to CNN and his voice sounded so strong compared to Fox.
I have to admit I thought it was funny how he brought up he was born here. Getting that out of the way.
That is how Reagan won, by being an optimist. He didn’t have a holier than thou attitude nor he was a fire and brimstone candidate.