Mitt Romney is playing the race card
Ron Fournier at National Journal says the Romney campaign knows what it’s doing with welfare attacks.

Mitt Romney’s winning welfare argument
Mickey Kauss at The Daily Caller says the ads are working despite liberal attempts to delegitimize them.

Adults in GOP taking down Obama
Charles Hurt at The Washington Times says the Republican Party’s strongest voices are finally being heard.

Paul Ryan’s nasty philosophy
Leon Wieseltier at The New Republic says the GOP vice presidential candidate’s philosophy of self-reliance goes to the extreme.


Rice heckled at convention event
The Hill’s Niall Stanage reports from Tampa.

Tax activist Norquist promotes outreach to gay conservatives at ‘Homocon’
The Hill’s Jordy Yager reports from Tampa.