Politics

RNC: Protests outside, boredom inside

Police and protesters clash outside as bored crowd hears about Palin’s love of mooseburgers

I’m inside the Xcel Center for tonight’s official proceedings, the final of the Republican National Convention. Outside, anti-war protesters are attempting to march on the …

RNC: Drill, baby, drill

House GOP leaders call for their energy bill, or no energy bill at all

House Democrats are planning to co-opt the idea of an “all of the above” energy policy that the Republican congressional leadership has been pushing, offering …

Beyond the Palin

Most revealing Palin energy whopper: Iran could cut off a fifth of the world’s energy supplies

Palin’s full speech contained yet another energy lie, one that is very revealing: To confront the threat that Iran might seek to cut off nearly …

Lies, damned lies, and energy politics

In her big speech, Palin repeats the GOP’s big energy lie — plus three other energy lies

Excerpts from Palin’s big speech: Our opponents say, again and again, that drilling will not solve all of America’s energy problems — as if we …

'Every other climate that has been warmed had better grapes'

Stunning interview with incoherent GOP denier running for Congress

My brother Dave lives in Minneapolis and has been interviewing RNC delegates. Here is Barb Davis White in her own words (audio stream here): White: …

A Palin in the neck

Note to media: Pork queen Palin is an earmark expert, not an energy expert

If you google “Palin ‘energy expert,'” you’ll find more than 10,000 hits. It’s no surprise that conservative shills like George Pataki and Haley Barbour use …

RNC: Back to the well, one last time

Republicans revert to base-rallying strategy

Tonight’s Republican speeches reveal quite a bit about how the rest of the election will play out. McCain began this election beloved by the press …

RNC: Palin bullish on energy

VP acceptance speech hits on energy issues

Sarah Palin. Photo: johnmccain.com Sarah Palin’s much-anticipated VP acceptance speech on Wednesday night included a lot of energy talk — and extensive criticism of Barack …

RNC: Noun, verb, energy policy

Rudy Giuliani talks up McCain/Palin energy policy

Rudy Giuliani. Former mayor of New York City and one-time presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani came out swinging tonight on energy policy, praising John McCain’s approach …

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