The Trumpvention: The real issues are not going away

I am observing the Republican National Convention from a distance; not only a physical distance, since I'm some 1,200 miles away, but also by reading about the proceedings a day or two away. Or, as Ace put it, I don't believe in doing #HotTakes while I watch television as seems to be the passion of … Continue reading The Trumpvention: The real issues are not going away

Univision plays the world’s smallest violin

If you google "RNC Univision" you get 229,000 results, most of them criticizing the GOP's decision last month to not include Spanish-language TV channel Univision on its presidential debate schedule. "Republicans need Univision", decries Adrian Carrasquillo. "Univision is the country's fifth-largest TV network, reaching 94 million households," rattles off Raul Reyes, and on and on. … Continue reading Univision plays the world’s smallest violin

What That Ebony Mag-RNC Thing Was Really About

by baldilocks This week’s racial controversy involved Ebony Magazine senior editor Jamilah Lemieux  and RNC staffer Raffi Williams—son of Fox News commentator Juan Williams. When you’re reading the conversation, stop seeing red and try to see green. #SMH @JamilahLemieux is harming the Ebony brand. Questioning "blackness" is something @EBONYMag has fought for yrs! pic.twitter.com/yhBOeIXGhl — D.J. … Continue reading What That Ebony Mag-RNC Thing Was Really About

Voices at the RNC Boston Ann Clanton (RI)

My final interview at RNC Boston was Ann Clanton executive director of the RI GOP There aren't many state where an RNC person has it as tough as Massachusetts, Rhode Island is one of them, so if you're looking for someone to deal with a party matter, Ann is the type of person you want. … Continue reading Voices at the RNC Boston Ann Clanton (RI)

Voices at RNC Boston Holland Redfield (Virgin Islands)

Not all the people at RNC Boston represented states Holland Redfield represented the Virgin Islands I hope some of these RNC type were paying attention this week at Exempt america

Voices at the RNC Boston Bruce Hough (UT) He Gets IT!

Another in my continuing series of interviews with attendees at RNC Boston I did a lot of these interviews and as I've posted them I look up these folks online and what did I find out about Bruce Hough other than the spelling on his nametag at RNC Boston was wrong? He gets it! Read … Continue reading Voices at the RNC Boston Bruce Hough (UT) He Gets IT!

Voices at the RNC Sam Raia (NJ)

Just after the Chris Christie speech I spoke to Sam Raja the chair of the NJ GOP It is no surprise that the NJ state chair is going to be behind Chris Christie, it is also no surprise that NJ is doing better under Christie then it would be under a democrat

Voices at the RNC Boston Gordan James (AZ)

Not everyone came for strictly political reasons, some came to promote their states like Gordan James & company Here is the entire team selling Arizona, is it a nice state to visit.

RNC in Boston Day 2 Chris Christie interesting Escalators and invisible minorities

Day two at the RNC Boston became was a story of media rushes and speeches. The schedule showed several open events for Press including a town hall that I was anxious to attend: and a woman's forum that I also attended (both will have their own posts later on) But for the rest of the … Continue reading RNC in Boston Day 2 Chris Christie interesting Escalators and invisible minorities

Voices at the RNC Matt Borges (OH)

I interviewed state chairman Matt Borges on Wednesday there are a ton of State Party chairmen from all over the country here and I have no idea why they aren't being constantly interviewed. *********************************************************** Maybe the MSM won't give you interviews with your state party chairman but DaTechguy will, and all I ask in return … Continue reading Voices at the RNC Matt Borges (OH)