RNC: The Virgin Islands Fight Back

| 9/4/2008 3:09:25 PM

Tensions run high at the party nominating conventions, especially when the speeches are filled with as much vitriol as Rudy Giuliani’s and Sarah Palin’s last night. People get pushed, views are blocked, harsh words are exchanged, and deep-seated resentments tend to be exposed. I ended up stuck inside a throng of people taking photos of Sarah Palin’s family, which also happened to be where the US Virgin Islands were supposed to sit. One of the delegates from the Virgin Islands had some harsh words for the organizers of the convention. You can watch a video of that below:

For more of Utne.com’s ongoing coverage of the Republican National Convention, click here. 

Pay Now Save $5!

Utne Summer 2016Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.

Save Even More Money By Paying NOW!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $5 and get 4 issues of Utne Reader for only $40.00 (USA only).

Or Bill Me Later and pay just $45 for 4 issues of Utne Reader!

Facebook Instagram Twitter

click me