The Skewed View of America Inside the Progressive Bubble
Nashville — The cultural gap between those who vote in the Republican presidential primaries and those who cover the candidates in those primaries is now a chasm.
One by one, the media covering the Republican presidential candidates attach some quickly assembled …
Jeb Bush Shows Off His ‘Six Pack of Freedom’ to the NRA
At first glance, former Florida governor Jeb Bush might not seem like the political figure who best fits in with the National Rifle Association. His even-toned speaking style is a far cry from NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre’s …
Ben Carson to Gun Owners: Trust Me
‘Some people have gotten the wrong impression,” Dr. Ben Carson began his speech to those assembled at the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Nashville.
Carson stands out among the potential GOP presidential contenders speaking here today: The accomplished …
Santorum’s Tune Doesn’t Change for the NRA Crowd
Credit former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania: He didn’t scrap his usual message, heavy on themes of religious faith and the importance of socially conservative values, just because he was in front of an audience focused on gun rights …
The NRA Convention Needs to Be Careful It Doesn’t Become CPAC with Guns
Bobby Jindal’s speech to the NRA Convention today reminded me of a criticism I leveled at the organization last year: Namely, that it needs to be careful not to forget why it is so successful. For a few minutes …
At the NRA Convention in Nashville . . .
Just a few of the sights to be seen in the Exhibit Hall of the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee this morning…
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Why Rand Paul Won’t Be at the NRA Convention This Year, Or Anytime Soon
Greetings from Nashville! As noted in today’s Morning Jolt, watch the NRO home page for regular updates on all of today’s big speeches at the NRA Annual Meeting , and Charlie Cooke and I will be sharing our observations of …
Ted Cruz’s Really Big Show
Texas senator Ted Cruz was the last major speaker at the National Rifle Association’s Leadership Forum on Friday — an indicator that NRA convention organizers knew attendees would stay in their seats until the end to hear him. Cruz’…
Marco Rubio Takes Aim at Threats to Second Amendment
The one speaker at today’s NRA Convention who managed to deliver a speech that was almost entirely about the Second Amendment? Senator Marco Rubio of Florida.
Rubio started out by setting the right of the people to keep and bear …
Perry Loves the NRA, and the NRA Loves Him Right Back
Former Texas governor Rick Perry might have been the most comfortable speaker at the National Rifle Association’s Annual Meeting in Nashville Friday.
Maybe it’s the comfort of having run for president once already, the reassurance that comes from …
At the NRA Convention, Scott Walker Previews a Likely 2016 Republican Message
During his speech to the NRA Convention this afternoon, a relaxed Scott Walker said the following:
Sometimes I think that the current occupant in the White House forgets that when the president is sworn in he takes an oath to “…
Wayne LaPierre Concedes the Obvious: The NRA Convention Is Now a GOP Presidential Campaign Stop
The National Rifle Association and its leaders have long insisted the organization is nonpartisan, and pointed to their past endorsements and work with pro-gun Democrats such as Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and, for a time, Sen Harry Reid …
NYT Kicks off NRA Convention Coverage with Massive Lie
The NRA Convention starts today, in Nashville, Tennessee. And so, rather predictably, the New York Times has started its day by lying about it. Per the Times’s editorial board:
Seventy-thousand people are expected to attend the National Rifle Association’s …