Phil Davison: when a speech becomes a screech

Phil Davison had his 15 minutes of fame. He’s become a YouTube sensation. The internet is buzzing with opinions on his speech to the Stark County Republican Party’s executive committee. Davison was seeking the nomination to run as treasurer for the county. By the way, he didn’t get it. Watch his speech. You’ll see why.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXtF6WRdJtc

People are saying he’s unhinged, deranged, a laughing stock and a lunatic. Unbelievably, some actually said they liked the speech.

When I first saw it, I thought it was a hoax. To say he was over the top is the understatement of the year. This wasn’t a speech. It was a screech – delivered with operatic hysteria.

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