Governor Sarah Palin, heralded by some conservatives as the future of the Republican Party, faces some cold political realities in her present-day Alaska.
Within days of the John McCain-Sarah Palin ticket’s defeat earlier this month, the unsuccessful GOP (Republican) vice presidential nominee capped her tumultuous two months on the campaign trail with a whirlwind series of [...]
Republican Senator from Nebraska Chuck Hagel skipped the Republican Convention, choosing instead to go, with two aides, on a fact-finding trip to South America. Hagel did listen to John McCain’s speech, which, in its evocation of the need to bridge a disabling partisan divide, echoed the theme of his discussion with McCain in their meeting [...]
Politico’s Ben Smith reports on the internal tensions that are roiling the Republican John McCain’s campaign, with many Sarah Palin allies voicing their unhappiness at how the campaign has been run until now. According to Ben Smith, there are now “stirrings of a Palin insurgency.” Some of the highlights:
Four Republicans close to Sarah Palin said [...]
Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain defended the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) decision to spend more than $150,000 dollars on designer clothing and accessories for running mate Governor Sarah Palin.
“She needed clothes at the time,” John McCain told a group of Florida reporters.
John McCain said that the clothing will be donated to charity (possibly the Salvation [...]
Sarah Palin was caught carrying a handbag that says “Real Women Hunt Moose”. I am sure a statement like Real Women Hunt Moose will go down real well with environmentalists but in our core consistuency of Conservatives, their real women just might hunt moose.
and here is a closeup [...]
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