Michelle Obama 1, teleprompter 0
The Eloquent Woman
AUGUST 26, 2008
Staying on time--and more importantly, on message--means that each speaker is given a speech written for them, and the use of teleprompters and other technology helps keep the show on schedule, if stilted. You had to wonder what kind of orators these two parents might be raising. The teleprompter version involves locking your eyes on the machine, and forgetting to move the rest of you.