Political Conventions Prove Their Own Uselessness

The recent;y concluded party conventions are further evidence that the events have largely outlived their usefulness.

Very Little Convention Bounce For Romney In Early Polls

So far, there’s very little movement in the polls for Governor Romney.

Nobody On Team Romney Taking Credit, or Blame, For The Eastwood Fiasco

Not surprisingly, Romney campaigns staffers don’t seem to want to take responsibility for Clint Eastwood’s performance last night.

Romney’s Closing Speech Was Good, But Was It Good Enough?

Mitt Romney’s speech last night was the best he’s ever given, but it’s impact may have been undercut but several odd production decisions that preceded it.

Two Words Missing From The Republican Convention: Tea Party

Over two days of speakers, not a single Republican has mentioned the Tea Party.

Time Of Get Rid Of Political Conventions?

The political convention we know is a 19th Century relic. It’s time to modernize it and make it a lot shorter.

Political Conventions In The Era Of The National Security State

Security at the Republican Convention in Tampa looks more like a war zone than a political convention in a democratic republic.

Republicans Call For Crackdown On Porn

The Republican Party has apparently solved all of the nation’s real problems and decided it can waste time on nonsense.

Who Is Thursday Night’s Mystery Convention Speaker?

“To Be Announced” has a prime speaking slot late in the Thursday program.

GOP Convention Remains Under Threat From Isaac

As Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, will the Republican Convention be even further impacted?

Isaac Demonstrates Why Political Conventions In Late August Are A Dumb Idea

Tropical Storm Isaac won’t be as much of a danger to Tampa as feared, but it’s still having an impact. That’s all because of bad scheduling ideas.

Day One Of Republican Convention Canceled Due To Isaac

For the second Presidential election cycle in a row, a tropical storm has resulted in the postponement of the first day events at the Republican National Convention.

GOP To Change Rules For 2016 Primaries And Beyond

The GOP is set to approve rules changes that will impact the 2016 primaries, and beyond. They’re a good start.

Sarah Palin Being Frozen Out Of Republican Convention?

Is the Romney camp snubbing Sarah Palin?

A Brokered GOP Convention? Not Likely

Could the GOP go into Tampa next August not knowing who their nominee will be? It’s possible, but not probable.