Former President Bill Clinton’s 49-minute speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention included more than 2,000 words that were not in his prepared remarks -- a measure of the extent to which his rousing address was ad libbed. Many of the changes were small insertions that made his delivery more conversational. But others were lengthy passages that Clinton apparently authored in the moment, from his praise of Republicans as “honorable people” to a joke about Paul Ryan’s “brass.”
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