Michael Crowley and Jonathan Capehart analyze the impact of Sarah Palin's convention speech and the current Republican role reversal.
They both wonder if Joe Biden can compete with Sarah Palin as VP hopefuls.
Jonathan Capehart is a member of the Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog. He is also an MSNBC contributor, appearing regularly on Morning Joe and other dayside programs. Prior to joining The Post in 2007, Capehart was the deputy editor of New York Daily News’s editorial page from 2002 to 2005. He worked as a policy adviser to Michael Bloomberg in his successful campaign for mayor of New York City, he was a national affairs columnist for Bloomberg News from 2000 to 2001, and he was a member of the Daily News editorial board from 1993 to 2000. Capehart and the Daily News editorial board won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing for their series on the Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Michael Crowley is senior editor at The New Republic. He joined TNR in 2000 after working for The Boston Globe and The Boston Phoenix. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, GQ, Slate, and other publications.
He is also a contributing editor for Readers Digest and a frequent political commentator on MSNBC. He is a 1994 graduate of Yale University and lives in Washington, D.C.