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Twitterverse offers mixed reaction to O'Malley speech

Martin O'Malley

As Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley took the stage at the Democratic National Convention last night, pundits in the audience dug out their smart phones and provided insta-analysis on Twitter.

The feedback was not entirely positive. Some of the criticism undoubtedly stems from high expectations and reinforces the important role that O'Malley is playing in national politics. When he is talking, opinion-makers are paying attention. 

In this case, perhaps he wished they were not.

Josh Greenman, a New York Daily News opinion editor, tweeted that the Democrats had "solid...