Is the political speech a thing of the past?

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/is-rhetoric-dead-in-the-age-of-he-soundbite3f/4728912

In a time when 140 characters seems to be the limit of the modern day message does the old fashioned speech still have the ability to inspire and resonate or has it become a long winded anachronism? Neil James from the Plain English Foundation and Kevin Rudd’s former speech writer are guests on this podcast, from the Sydney Writers Festival

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