Skip to comments.A Meeting of Message, Messenger, and Moment
Posted on 02/01/2007 6:48:33 AM PST by BRUMama
So I was watching a speech the other day. The speaker had an interesting biography. He grew up in the heartland. He made his mark through decades of promulgating his own, deeply thought-out political views. He researched and wrote his own position papers. He earned his living on radio, and in print, and in front of a camera. In a media world full of cynics, he was well known for his geniality, his approachability, his generosity of spirit...
...THE FACT IS THAT CONSERVATIVES have been desperately searching for a champion who knows how to communicate, how to engage and inspire the public, ever since Reagan left the scene. What has been missing in the interim is not merely some acquired skill or a trick of communicating, but a communications talent that is married to a genuine, heartfelt, long-developed set of beliefs. It's the marriage of communication with philosophy that is needed; one without the other won't do. Snow is clearly genuine: Never having needed to troll for votes, he has for decades spoken for himself, not to pander to any interest group or do well in any poll.
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A presidential candidate I could get excited about!!! What do you say??? Shall we draft Tony Snow????
I like Tony, too. But does he want to put himself through the wringer ?
How do we get the "powers that be" to take a look at him? Would they like him, or would they, because he's probably NOT a "yes man," just skip over him. It took RR years and years to get where he did. This idea is a good one, but someone needs to get Tony Snow started ASAP.
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