Kind of like the time I tried to talk Billy Crystal out of a Jewish joke. Celebrities are impossible to control.
The missing language: “Undivided” Jerusalem and an embassy move. Democrats under fire for a similar move.
Gay conservatives explain their support for both Mitt Romney and marriage between gay couples.
GOProud’s executive director: “This event tonight was, in a way, a culmination of [a] three-year controversy with CPAC, and our allies showed up today to show their support. … [T]here are a significant number of influential people in the conservative movement who support us.”
Delegates at the Republican National Convention in Tampa range from supporting marriage equality to saying that even gay people in Texas don’t support it. A party in flux?
At the gay conservative group’s “Homocon” party in Tampa, co-founder Chris Barron praised one of the group’s early backers, Andrew Breitbart, who died earlier this year.
Defends GOP convention from disappointing polling.
For some in the country, it was the first look at the Republican nominee.
Two of our favorite Republican convention moments combined.
A campaign official laughs off controversy surrounding the movie star’s convention speech. Says the chair was a surprise, though.
Some people were talking to empty chairs before it was cool.
I’ve been walking around the RNC for the past few days checking out all the hot fashion looks! Check ‘em out!
The chair was empty… right?
Social issues may not have been the focus at this week’s convention, but they weren’t left out, either. Marriage was much talked-about, from “honor[ing] the institution of marriage” to “defend[ing] marriage” to “stop[ping] the assault on marriage.”
“That was the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen at a political convention in my entire life … and it will be the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen if I live to be a hundred.”
After Mitt Romney accepted the GOP nomination, tens of thousands of balloons rained down on the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The young Romney and Ryan children and grandchildren couldn’t resist having some fun on stage for the cameras.
ICYMI, #RNC2012 was off the hook. THNX CSPAN!
He and his party speak to disillusioned Obama supporters. “Hope and change had a powerful appeal.”