John McCain’s RNC Acceptance Speech Transcript and Video
Haven't seen this up on the site yet, here's the transcript of McCain's speech, as well as video of it and links to the other speakers:
MCCAIN: And I've found just the right partner to help me shake up
Washington, Governor Sarah...
Governor Sarah Palin of the great state of Alaska.
And I want to thank everyone here and all over America for the
tremendous, wonderful, warm reception you gave her last night. Thank
you so much. She deserves it. What a great beginning.
You know, she has an executive experience and a real record of
accomplishment. She's tackled tough problems, like energy independence
and corruption. She's balanced a budget, cut taxes, and she's taken on
the special interests.
She's reached across the aisle and asked Republicans, Democrats, and
independents to serve in her administration. She's the wonderful
mother of five children.
Gotta say, nytimes.com has a great site with the text and video, check it out:
Interactive video and transcript of the senator accepting the Republican presidential nomination in St. Paul on Sept. 4.
Our very own Jarrett Martineau reported live from the Vancouver media center (our office), blogging about the speech.
As NowPublic member Mikasi reporter earlier here, protesters were engaged in clashes with riot police in St Paul, outside of the Republican National Convention, where John McCain spoke this evening.
Current reports indicate that between 100 and 150 people have been arrested on the Marion Bridge.