Skip to comments.Cindy McCain and Laura Bush, Day One of RNC
Posted on 09/02/2008 3:43:26 AM PDT by AmericanMade1776
Cindy McCain (L), wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-AZ), and U.S. first lady Laura Bush appear in front of a screen appealing for relief for victims of Hurricane Gustav at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 1, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
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Cindy McCain (L), wife of Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), and first lady Laura Bush attend the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 1, 2008. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
U.S.first lady Laura Bush arrives to address the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 1, 2008. REUTERS/Rick Wilking (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)
The first lady and her potential successor received loud and extended applause from delegates, but both were careful to avoid any language that could be construed as political.
“When such events happen, were reminded that first we are all Americans,” said Bush, “and that our shared America ideals will always transcend political parties and partisanship.”
Country First ,Serving a Cause Greater than self
video was shown during the brief session featuring four of the five Gulf Coast governors: Texas’ Rick Perry, Alabama’s Bob Riley, Mississippi’s Haley Barbour and Florida’s Charlie Crist.
All stressed what they were doing to respond to the storm and also asked Americans to lend a hand.
Perry, sporting jeans and a work shirt while standing in front of a Texas Air National Guard supply plane, did note to the Republicans that it was their governors who were leading the effort.
“You’re seeing Republican governors in Republican states doing a fabulous job taking care of the citizens,” Perry said.
ideals will(rather should) transcend political parties....??
Not so sure that’s reallity!
“Blame america first” sounds familiar?
Hope the tough stuff will begin
Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan opens the first session of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St Paul, Minnesota September 1, 2008. (Mike Segar/Reuters
Sarah is scheduled to speak tomorrow (Wednesday) evening.
Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain packages disaster supplies for Hurricane Gustav in Waterville, Ohio, September 1, 2008. (John Gress/Reuters)
Linda Greene, president of International Services of Hope, cheers on Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain and his choice of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as vice-presidential candidate after he visited her disaster supply warehouse for Hurricane Gustav in Waterville, Ohio, September 1, 2008. (John Gress/Reuters)
Fine! and when does he speak of his vision of USA?
Three woman stand with signs on their backs reading "We Love Sarah" in reference to vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on day one of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center. (AFP/Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
Does anyone have the link to a video clip of their remarks?
Supporters of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-AZ) show their support at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 1, 2008. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)
Governor (R) Rick Perry on Hurricane Gustav
Governor (R) Charlie Christ on Hurricane Gustav
Governor (R) Bob Riley on Hurricane Gustav
Governor (R) Haley Barbour on Hurricane Gustav
President Bush, right, sitting next to Texas Governor Rick Perry, is briefed at the Emergency Operations Center in Austin, Texas on Monday September 1, 2008 as Hurricane Gustav makes landfall in Louisiana. (AP Photo/Kelly West, Pool)
Louisiana (R.) Gov. Bobby Jindal, center, visits the Medical Special Needs Shelter Monday, Sept. 1, 2008 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the Louisiana State University campus in Baton Rouge, La. The shelter, set up as a medical center for evacuees from Hurricane Gustav, has 200 patients and 132 caregivers. (AP Photo/USA Today, Tim J. Mueller, Pool)
Missouri delegate George Engelbach, wearing a hat and beard reminiscent of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, walks the floor at the start of the first session of the at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota September 1, 2008. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)
Say what? Can anyone explain what the "L" stands for?
I'd like to think is something like "lady," but knowing Reuters, I cannot imagine its anything that flattering.
I see you are in France, and you might not know that we had a Hurricane yesterday that affected five states, all of which had REPUBLICAN Governors. We also have a REPUBLICAN President who was there and our Candidate for President John McCain was also there to help out.
And since you do not seem familiar with American Presidential Conventions, usually the Presidential Candidate does not speak til the last day, after he has been fully nominated by his Political Party. That should be September 4, unless .. God forbid we have another diaster to hit our shores.
I hope that answered your question.
It means she is standing on the left side of the picture. (rolls eyes)
CNN did not carry these videos on either of their 2 channels. They just continued on with pictures of splashing water or waving trees and their own Gustav commentary.
CNN is the channel forced upon us in airports and waiting rooms all across America. I guess they didn't want their audience to see what was actually going on at the Republican Convention for the few minutes it was live.
I was in awe of how beautiful Cindy looked yesterday afternoon. I knew she was pretty but she looked spectacular. Great choice of hair style and dress.
Yes I agree and Laura looked stunning also.
Just wished that this RNC doesn’t go on as a bountyfull telethon or a charity meeting with compassionate,kind words,ONLY.
Your opponents are not fair you know that and we know that(as in France there is an endless campaign for Mister O. in our MSM)
I am a little bit afraid of J.McCAIN being too weak with no vision ,trying to please everyone...
And,BTW, i’ll try to campaign for J.McCAIN in France(Paris)
I thought how feminine both Cindy McCain and Laura Bush looked.. both beautiful ladies.
patience... :-) oh yeah....and do not fire until you see the white of their eyes..ha
I was busy with Labor Day activities and did not get to see them either, that is one reason I posted the pictures and video today.
Wow. Sometimes I forget just how talented and simply beautiful the Republican women are.