Episode

8/29 Tina Dupuy & Michael Tracey Live From the RNC

August 29, 2012

On today’s show Sam spoke with Tina Dupuy, Editor of The Contributor.com and Michael Tracey a contributing writer for Salon, both live from the RNC. Sam and his guests discussed the heavy law enforcement presence in Tampa, the Ron Paul supporters rebellion and why the Tea Party is still so afraid of President Obama.

On the Better Half: Sam reviews last nights RNC speeches and says it was mostly everyone out for themselves, decodes Ann Romney’s attempt to humanize her husband and explains Mitt Romney’s range of facial expressions. Also Where was Dubya?

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