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Monday, September 03, 2012
'IN THEIR FACES': GOP BORROWS FROM OBAMA--AND BREITBART
In 2008, an aggressive candidate Barack Obamatoldsupporters to “argue with them, get in their faces.” In 2012, Republicans are taking a page from Obama’s book, holding a “counter-convention” outside the Democratic National Convention at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC. While Republican nominee Mitt Romney will be keeping a low profile all week, his party is taking the fight straight to the gates of the opposition.
The “counter-convention” will feature GOP leaders--including Sen. Marco Rubio (FL), Gov. Nikki Haley (SC), and Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus--among fifty Republican “communicators.” There will also be zany, street-theater tactics--such as “You Build It” Legos and a NASCAR race car emblazoned with the number “12.”