Republican National Convention
While Paul Ryan is entitled to his own opinions, he is not entitled to his own facts. He lied to America about Medicare. He lied to America about the debt commission. He really lied to America about the stimulus and America’s debt rating.
The speech gave much of what Ann and Mitt Romney have been trying to reveal about themselves throughout the misleading negative campaigning of 2012 which has put them on some imaginary pedestal due to Mitt Romney’s business success and extreme wealth. They, too, like most American families, have obviously experienced life’s uncertain challenges intertwined with their successes.
As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
Ron Paul’s impact on the future of America and how the nation remembers his involvement with the GOP presidential campaign process of 2012 is his and his alone. By saying that he cannot fully support the Republican Party’s choice and raising the discontentment of his supporters, he is on the verge of being best remembered as the presidential election spoiler – or attempted spoiler – of 2012.
It isn’t just Republican Members of Congress that have junk theories they attach to pseudo-science. Kevin D. Williamson, a conservative writer for the National Review, thinks based on their offspring, genetics and “evolutionary biology” Barack Obama should have ovaries and that Mitt Romney should owns him in this election, “Like a Boss”.
Palin and Bush won’t be in Tampa, Fla. Clinton and Gore won’t make the trip to Charlotte, N.C. And scores of other Republican and Democratic stars are taking a passing on this year’s national conventions.
Chris Christie, the sometimes abrasive but always entertaining governor of New Jersey, is set to be announced Tuesday as the keynote speaker for the Republicans’ national convention later this month.
Mitt Romney is expected to coast to victory Tuesday in the District of Columbia’s Republican presidential primary, despite spending little time or money courting voters in the nation’s capital.
Rick Santorum on Saturday morphed his chief rival for the Republican presidential nomination into the incumbent Democrat both are fighting to unseat, calling the two indistinguishable on key issues of the day.
Mitt Romney powered to a double-digit lead in Republican presidential caucuses in Washington state Saturday night, seeking his fourth campaign triumph in a row in the run-up to 10 Super Tuesday contests in all regions of the country.