Comedy Central (which is broadcasting right up the road from the Xcel Energy Center) points out some double standards on the Palin controversy.
Archives for September 4, 2008
Pawlenty takes the stage.
Congressional candidate Erik Paulsen takes the stage at the X.
The RNC released some excerpts from John McCain’s speech: On running mate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin: “I’m very proud to have introduced our next Vice President to the country. But I can’t wait until I introduce her to Washington. And let me offer an advance warning to the old, big spending, do nothing, me first, Read more →
A couple people asked, so here is the schedule of speakers at the convention tonight: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Entertainment (Music): Al Williams Entertainment (Monologue): James McEachin Call to Order, Introduction of Colors: Republican National Committee Chairman Robert M. “Mike” Duncan Presentation of Colors: Fort Snelling Joint Services Color Guards Pledge of Allegiance: Olympians Read more →
The McCain campaign said ten Minnesotans (in addition to the delegates) will be watching John McCain’s acceptance speech up close.
Prominent GOP pollster Frank Luntz spoke to Minnesota’s delegation this morning. He offered advice on how the delegates can help deliver Minnesota for McCain. Among the topics: -Call it deep sea exploration as opposed to offshore drilling -Call it American oil, American gas, American solar… -Why John McCain and Sarah Palin shouldn’t highlight social issues Read more →
You may have heard by now that carpenters spent the night rebuilding the convention stage inside the Xcel Energy Center. Here’s what it looks like now: That ramp in the front is supposed to give it more of a “town hall” feel because McCain is more comfortable in that setting than giving a more traditional Read more →