The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler


TAMPA, Florida Provided by the Republican National Committee: Good evening America, and hello to the fired-up delegation from the Buckeye State right in front of me. My name is Rob Portman and they say I was on Governor Romney’s short list of vice presidential candidates. Apparently, it wasn’t short enough. But it’s been a great […]

@DavidChalian Got Breitbarted
UPDATE: Video Interview With ‘Hating Breitbart’ Director Andrew Marcus

TAMPA, Florida This morning while I was on my way to the Media Filing Center here at the Republican National Convention, the story went viral that David Chalian, Washington bureau chief of Yahoo News, had been caught on an open microphone saying — in regard to the coincidence of the GOP convention and Hurricane Isaac […]

RNC Rule 5 With Ann Romney and Other Smokin’ Hot Republican Party Babes

TAMPA, Florida Before our wolfish readers start getting all hubba-hubba about this photo of Dana Loesch and Lauren Luxemburg, permit me to point out that the photo was taken at Tuesday night’s “Homocon” party sponsored by GOProud, held at an Ybor City gay bar called The Honey Pot. As a matter of fact, if you’ll notice in the background, […]

LIVE AT FIVE: 08.29.12

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Chris Christie Brings The Tough Love To Convention Keynote Speech Fires up delegates with hard-nosed speech; rips Obama as much as he praises Romney Ann Romney: “This Man Will Not Fail” Mrs. Romney offers passionate testimonial Isaac Hits Louisiana Calm prevails amid memories of Katrina POLITICS Artur Davis: I […]


TAMPA, Florida From the Republican National Committee: This stage and this moment are very improbable for me. A New Jersey Republican delivering the keynote address to our national convention, from a state with 700,000 more Democrats than Republicans. A New Jersey Republican stands before you tonight. Proud of my party, proud of my state and […]


TAMPA, Florida Just got this from the Romney campaign: I want to talk to you tonight not about politics and not about party. And while there are many important issues we’ll hear discussed in this convention and throughout this campaign, tonight I want to talk to you from my heart about our hearts. I want […]

Matt Kibbe Of FreedomWorks Sounds Dismayed With The RNC

by Smitty I believe that the Republican party has made a huge mistake by effectively disenfranchising grassroots activists who want to be a part of the party process. If the party sincerely wants the support of citizens, shutting them out of the process is not the way to do it. Sooner rather than later the […]

RNC DAY 1.5: Baseless Speculation
UPDATE: Romney Officially Nominated as Republican Presidential Candidate

TAMPA, Florida OK, we’ll count Monday as a half-day, and I apologize for the late start today, but schmoozing and socializing with colleagues and sources is part of the job. There will be actual news here momentarily, I promise, but first: Baseless speculation from Jim Geraghty! Buried deep in the convention schedule released Monday is […]

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