Gerard Baker of The London Times and Hugh Hewitt discuss the effectiveness of Sarah Palin's speech at the Republican National Convention. Baker and Hewitt compare Palin with Margaret thatcher and contrast Palin's and McCain's speaking styles.
Gerard Baker is United States Editor and an Assistant Editor of The Times. He joined in 2004 from the Financial Times, where he had spent over ten years as Tokyo correspondent and Washington Bureau Chief.
Hugh Hewitt is an American radio talk show host, author and blogger. He comments on politics and society from a conservative and evangelical Christian viewpoint, and frequently expresses his opinions on Media bias in the United States.
Hewitt is also a law professor at Chapman University School of Law, and Executive Editor of Townhall.com.
The Times of London's Gerard Baker and radio host Hugh Hewitt share their initial reactions to Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin's speech at the RNC and draw some comparisons between her and Margaret Thatcher.