Will everyone’s favorite hometown heroes, Journey, be performing in that other “Citay by the Bay-ee-yayay” during the GOP convention this week? With Tropical Storm Isaac engulfing South Florida and threatening Tampa, no doubt some über-hip Republican strategist asked for “that hot band that does ‘Rock You Like A Hurricane,’” until he realized that the Scorpions were actually a bunch of Germans. Read More
On Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention, we’ll all be treated to a tribute video. The Cecil B. Downhill Lifetime Achievement Award will go to U.S. Rep. Ron Paul. I’m hoping for slow-motion podium bashing and soft-focus moments of Paul telling Mitt Romney to read the Constitution. Read More
Let other writers complain about how boring the Republican National Convention is this year; I, for one, am thrilled to be in Tampa. Every four years athletes get the Olympics and nerds get political conventions.
On Sunday, I actually overheard a man bragging, “I’ve been the head parliamentarian of my delegation for eight years.” These are my people. Read More
Tropical Storm Isaac lashed south Florida with winds and heavy rain on Sunday after battering the Caribbean, disrupting plans for the Republican National Convention in Tampa and threatening to interrupt about half of U.S. offshore oil output. Read More
When Republicans discuss party Chairman Michael Steele, it often comes down to a conversation about Good Michael versus Bad Michael. The problem is, on any given day, GOP politicos don't know which Michael is occupying the big office at Republican National Committee headquarters. Read More