Ryan went after Obama's record, which is what this race should be about. And repeats the biggest lie of the night.
Spotted at the Huffington Post Oasis Lounge just outside the security perimeter. In this aromatically-tuned area, members of the media can indulge in Kale-Ginger Smoothies, healthy meals prepared in a bag and the latest in pun-based body products. Thanks, Arianna!
I spied Herman Cain in the media filing center with a larger entourage of staff/hangers on than S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley who passed by going in the opposite direction?
Like a blunt instrument, Christie smashed around without much precision and with a lot of pounding. And one of the recipients of that pounding was Ann Romney's whole message.
It will be hard for the GOP to hammer home the case of smaller government in the middle of a crisis where only government can make a difference.
"A reporter asked me this week what kind of underwear I prefer. I wear Fruit of the Loom boxers. I’m not sure what kind of underwear Mr. Romney wears."
The Aiken incident raises larger questions about the GOP’s philosophy about women and women’s issues.
(Disclaimer: Don’t actually go out and punch Todd Akin in the privates. I’m sure that over the next few months, simply being Todd Akin will be punishment enough.)
If only there were laws that would emphasize how terrible those crimes are, or if only there were a way to add extra legal penalties to the sentences of people who kill and maim based on hatred for others!
Scare tactics are an integral part of every political campaign so we should not be shocked that we are now careening into a deep morass of negativism.
But in the Republican Party, the Keynote is your dance partner for the evening, and your VP is the one you go home with at night - and those aren't the same people.
Ryan, with his porcelain-pale skin, deep-set eyes and a pronounced widow's peak, has long been snarked as an Eddie Munster lookalike. Paired with Romney's long-faced, patrician features, the instant invention of a new meme — Herman and Eddie Munster in 2012! - was inevitable.