Eric Florack on September 4th, 2008

I’ll have more to say in the morning, after a few hours of shuteye.  At first blush, though, I think he did OK. McCain has never been the strongest speaker anyway, so delivery was about as strong as one would expect, and certainly stronger than usual, given the importance of the event. But, of course […]

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Eric Florack on September 4th, 2008

OK, I suppose not many of you missed it. Ratings are in… and 37 million us us were watching  last night… but just in case you want to see it again, John Hawkins Of Right Wing News and Conservative Grapevine has a vid The Governor’s speech posted.

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Lots of ground to cover, today, but too little time to do it in.. Interesting news; apparently that brilliant speech from Palin last night was genuine… the teleprompter for at least part of the speech was broken…. as David has already reported here. So much for another rumor about Palin being a lightweight. And so much […]

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davidl on September 4th, 2008

Breaking news from Erick Erckson, Red State, Halfway through Sarah Palin’s speech tonight at the RNC, people following the speech noticed she was deviating from the prepared text.According to sources close to the McCain campaign, the teleprompter continued scrolling during applause breaks. As a result, half way through the speech, the speech had scrolled significantly […]

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Eric Florack on September 4th, 2008

In case you’re curious, the transcript of Palin’s speech is availble here.

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Eric Florack on September 4th, 2008

I have the habit of noting small, perhaps indicative things that some others might not notice. While the speech was great,  and we’ll be going over it repeatedly here and around the ‘sphere, there are quiet pictures that stay with you, and decide things for you.  Minutiae, some might call it, but usually it ends up being […]

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Eric Florack on September 4th, 2008

It’s remarkable, the lack of reaction from the left to last night’s speech. Take a look for yourself at 7am Eastern time today at the lack coverage of it. Particularly, take note of how few leftie blogs utter a word about the speech. By contrast, take a look at the rumor chasing the left was […]

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