Any predictions for the upcoming GOP convention?

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    Anyone want to predict how the Republican National Convention will turn out? Hit or miss? Partisan attacks or messages of hope? Will they embrace Bush or will they try to distance themselves from him?

    One thing I'm expecting is Joe Lieberman will take a major swipe at his former party.
     
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    Bush will put on his self-deprecating hat. He'll make stupid jokes. He'll also claim good judgment and success in the middle east and spreading democracy and all.

    I agree about Liebermann.

    There will be people saying that picking Biden shows Obama is going with an insider, but that they are about reform.

    They will use rovian tactics, of attacking the democrats as much as possible.

    The republicans will bounce in the polls, and the race will be within +/-2 points again in a week, them's my predictions.

    I look forward to hearing specifics, and seeing what Palin actually contributes in terms of inspiration.

    McCain will talk about his support of the surge, that it worked, and you can expect to hear about that multiple times.
     
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    I think Lieberman is about the last person that 'might' be supporting McCain, after his VP choice. :eusa_shifty:

    But ... it would not surprise me if they called in every celebrity on the planet they can dig up to show their support. :doubt: Ewwwww! :doubt:

    'Pictues Clint Eastwood singing The Star Spangled Banner' in my head .... /shivers! :eek:
     
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    They will get George out there to tell more lies. They will get Cheney out there to help George with the lies.

    They will tell us all that the economy is just fine and we are all whiners. Lieberman will be silent or talk about the jewish problems with Iran. Those are the only people that will listen to him.

    McCain will give a speech that will put everyone to sleep.

    Palin will spout all her far right views and try to imitate Hillary.

    Aside from those highlights I expect it to be a real sleeper.
     
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    Palin is actually not an inspiring speaker. She is what they said she is, a soccer mom, and talks like one. That's not a knock on her in any way, she's very genuine, but people expecting her to be Presidential or gracious might be in for a shock.

    I also agree with you about the bump. After the RNC, Obama's bump will be nullified and things will be even again.

    I'm also looking forward to seeing if Giuliani can break his own record of saying 9/11 within a 5 minute timespan.
     
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    I think that the RNC is going to be completely outclassed by Ron Paul's Rally for the Republic on Sept. 2. While media-wise it won't be overshadowed, Republicans will be wondering why they weren't able to bring about as much enthusiasm as Ron Paul will.
     
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    I have 2:1 odds that Obama kisses Jill Biden on the mouth before it's over.
     
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    Didn't he do that after the speech Thursday? And didn't Joe call him on it?

    Anyway, it looks like Bush won't attend,

    Thank heavens he has some sense. This will work out better for the republicans than if he had gone, in my opinion.
     
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    it's up in the air right now as to whether the RNC will even get a full convention. Gustav is bearing down on New Orleans and that's not a good sign for the RNC.

    They're talking about turning it into some charity drive to raise money for potential victims *read too little too late after the mess of Katrina*

    Also the actual convention may be reduced to just 2 hours, long enough to nominate McCain and Palin and that's it. Some of the speakers have already pulled out.

    If you believe in Karma this is a site to behold that's for sure.

    DNC gets perfect coverage and Obama's speech has beautiful perfect weather in an outdoor venue and is viewed by 38 million people. The RNC is slated to air during a Cat4 hurricane due to hit the same spot that three years ago was drowning while Bush and McCain ate cake.
     
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    Wow, what a stroke of luck for the Republicans. I was thinking their only hope was to publicly give Bush a spanking at the convention. If Bush stays hidden in his bunker they can pretend he doesn't exist.
     

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