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09/13/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

W&W: The Other Convention: How Will Republicans Show Up Barackstar's PoliticoPalooza?

Yes, Obama is everywhere, and we know the Democratic National Convention is going to be huge. But what about that other convention with, you know, the Republicans? That party that has run the country for the last eight years? With such a lack of enthusiasm about the Republican Convention, what does John McCain need to accomplish in Minneapolis? And how can he do it?

Conservative blogger Elizabeth "Media Lizzy" Blackney stops by to share her thoughts on the RNC and what role our dear Mr. President must serve to ensure a Republican victory: Bush has got to show up and he's got to do something very specific to make things right. Media Lizzy also addresses the double standard (is it?) of the reporting on the John Edwards affair and the idea of Obama announcing his VP choice new media-style - via text message and e-mail. Plus, what will happen if Hillary sets herself up as Obama's spoiler by pushing to nominate herself at the DNC? Will her supporters show up in force at the convention and press the issue?

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Wilshire & Washington explores the intersection of politics, entertainment and new media. Inspired by co-host Ted Johnson's Variety blog, the weekly Blog Talk Radio program also features conservative blogger Teresa Valdez Klein and liberal blogger Maegan Carberry. The show airs Wednesdays at 7:30am PST.