’08 Rep Convention

Coverage of the 2008 Republican National Convention

The Football Game Had More Drama

Senator John McCain’s acceptance speech nearly sucked the life out of the Republican convention.  It was easily one of the worst delivered speeches at a political convention in recent history – worse than Bill Clinton’s keynote address at the 1988 DNC in Atlanta.  Even George W. Bush is a more inspiring speaker, if that’s even…

Don’t Be Distracted

Following up on Dan’s post, there is also this to consider. The criticism of Sarah Palin, while valid, is mistaken. Mind you, I agree with it but that doesn’t make it any better. I’m bored with hearing about the pious matriarch whose daughter’s behavior runs directly in conflict with the mom. Because it all misses…

Compare and Constrast: Women’s Rights

I’ve just read two very different and extraordinary pieces on GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin.  Jill Buck’s post in the Flash Report is here and Gloria Steinem’s op-ed in the LA Times is here.  Please read both and chime in about it in the comments section below.  Samples from Jill and Gloria are below. From…

National Enquirer: Palin Had an Affair

When John Edwards infidelity was exposed by the National Enquirer earlier this month, a lot of my conservative pals were crowing that the Enquirer, a supermarket tabloid, “is usually right about these things.” Now, the Enquirer is out with a story that VP nominee Sarah Palin allegedly had an extramartial affair with her husband’s business…

It’s All Hillary’s Fault!

Well, now we know.  Typically, I’m not a fan of rip-and-read, but this one was too good not to share and there’s really no need to rewrite it. I know we’re all going to be relieved to learn: GOP CLAIMS PALIN’S TEEN DAUGHTER’S PREGNANCY IS ALL HILLARY’S FAULT ST. PAUL, Minnesota – Key leaders of…