Remember Nathan, the Romney-Gary Johnson-Bloomberg libertarian-leaning voter who swept the streets of DC during the protests earlier this summer? He updated his truck. https://t.co/M26JRE12Mk pic.twitter.com/4to8F1V3rj
— Jane Coaston (@cjane87) August 18, 2020
Well, considering the alternative…
The RNC still doesn't even have a schedule for its conference on its website.
It looks very much like they are completely unprepared for a virtual convention.
— Kaili Joy Gray (@KailiJoy) August 18, 2020
Lawyers, Guns, and Money https://t.co/lXBX11OvTe
— Elizabeth Spiers (@espiers) August 18, 2020
At this rate the RNC is going to run a primetime in memoriam to Jeffrey Epstein. pic.twitter.com/5by7yA4kPh
— Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) August 18, 2020
Of course, they will. When does Derek Chauvin speak? https://t.co/efvBSzcWGN
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) August 18, 2020
"I want YOU to vote for Trump!"
(brought to you by the RNC) pic.twitter.com/qqLzOxnnsN
— Patrick Chovanec (@prchovanec) August 18, 2020
The RNC is basically a Cancel Culture Telethon. https://t.co/uQgar3oNF7
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) August 18, 2020
Was always gonna happen pic.twitter.com/k4fmeQoznH
— Jonathan Swan (@jonathanvswan) August 17, 2020
Insult to injury, from the media to the Squatter-in-Chief:
EXCLUSIVE: Network execs tell DNC officials they won’t air their event in full… because they’d also have to air two hours of Trump’s convention, too. https://t.co/MoVvZKqcPK
— Noah Shachtman (@NoahShachtman) August 18, 2020
The gaffes, lies, and general chaos just aren’t ‘news’ any more:
… While the Democrats decided months ago that their national convention would be a virtual event, it wasn’t until July 23—when Trump decided that the COVID-19 pandemic would make his plans for a gathering in Jacksonville unworkable—that the GOP followed suit. The result was that the Democrats provided the networks with a detailed schedule of speakers and videos while the Republicans’ convention schedule is still a moving target.
Executives at multiple networks told The Daily Beast privately that they were still almost completely in the dark about basic details of next week’s RNC, including its format and its roster of speakers…