Barometer: GOP Convention, Swing Voters, Ron Paul’s silence
Welcome to the second post in our Barometer series, helping you gauge the atmosphere in the political blogosphere on Day 1 of the RNC.
Right Wing News – GOP Convention: No Suspense, Little Drama, Lots of Show
Take a peek at Tampa and the history of party conventions.
Democratic underground – Ron Paul Declines a Speaking Spot at GOP Convention
Were Romney’s speech conditions too restrictive for the libertarian candidate?
The Volokh Conspiracy – Why It’s Likely to be a Close Election Decided by Ignorant Swing Voters
Explore just how much the state of the economy may influence the presidential election.
News Hounds – The One Thing Romney Wants You to Take Away From His Convention Speech
Romney tells Fox News what he hopes to achieve in Thursday’s acceptance speech.