“There is some new energy for religious conservatives that’s growing out of the Tea Party,” says George Mason University political scientist Mark Rozell, who calls the relationship between the two groups “mutually reinforcing, even though they are not necessarily all the same people.” More
The Sarah Palin effect was all the buzz of the arena and gave a unified theme to the night that I was on the convention floor.
The McCain campaign would love to have an election that revolves around Obama and Palin. More than ever, Obama needs to turn the election into a referendum on larger matters.
The conventions are over. Truckloads of trash have found their way to landfills, despite best efforts to "go green." Massive sets of Democratic Doric columns and the 51 foot by 30 foot high-definition screen of the Republicans have all been returned to wherever it is such things go.
By the end of the Democratic Convention, John McCain knew that his campaign was in deep trouble. Hillary and Bill Clinton had rallied her followers to get behind Barack Obama; Obama closed the convention with a spectacular speech in a stadium spectacle ...
The selection of Sarah Palin as McCain's VP is by any estimate a very interesting pick. Her pro-life background should help McCain with blue collar Catholic voters generally.