What Might Have Been
September 1, 2008
Oh, the glittering array of speakers who would have brought the Republican message to the ears of an eager nation tonight, had it not been for that pesky hurricane:
President George W. Bush (nope, wouldn’t want him speaking the night a hurricane came by New Orleans).
Vice President Richard B. Cheney (ditto).
U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (That industrial-size drum of piety grease will no doubt get rolled out on another night.)
Follow the link to see what other giant intellects would have appeared to proclaim McCain the new emperor in waiting. But don’t worry: press hacks are turning the hurricane coverage into a fresh opportunity to push for their boy.