Red Meat

That's what Sarah Palin's convention speech was described as — red meat. But the guy who worked with her on it, a journalist and former George W. Bush speechwriter, once penned a well-received book about animal suffering and cruelty called Dominion. You can buy it on Amazon. He doesn't, surprisingly, share Governor Palin's fondness for hunting.

But it just goes to show that even vegetarian Republicans like Matthew Scully know a thing or two about grillin'.



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Re: Vegan Matthew Scully as Palin's speechwriter: Just goes to show that duty supercedes personal dignity in the GOP. Scripted conventions sure are creepy aren't they though?

Sent by T Cunningham | 4:00 PM | 9-4-2008

T Cunninghom, I agree with you. NOTHING is scarier than scripted conventions. Look at Obama, KING of the tele-prompter, he scares the living %&*@# out of me.

Sent by David Child | 7:37 PM | 9-4-2008

D.Child, I would rather have a charasmatic speaker like Obama talking substance than some old guy like McCain sounding tired and robotic speaking only in general terms to tickle the ears of the republicans.

Sent by Lyle K. Deere | 11:27 AM | 9-8-2008