Convención Republicana for Letras Libres

This article describes the 2000 U.S. Republican party’s national convention before the election of George W. Bush. Written in Spanish for Letras Libres, this event involves speakers such as the future president’s family, along with a governor who openly proclaims the party sees “an opportunity in each voter.” Their “common sense” philosophy projected from the podium leaves no room for alternative or complex ideas in U.S. politics, as Tejada highlights the confusing language of these politicians in their unique positions; those who are allowed access and the ability to narrate public life.