By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
‘The Alabama Political Reporter’ continues its coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. On the second day of the Republican Convention, Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan and Alabama native Condoleezza Rice were among the speakers.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice from Birmingham said, “You can’t control your circumstances but you can control your response to your circumstances.” “It doesn’t matter where you came from. It matters where you’re going.” Rice told the assembled delegates that Romney and Ryan will rebuild our struggling economy. The convention played ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ as Rice walked to the stage.
Sen. Bryan Taylor said on Twitter, “So proud to see Alabamians Condoleezza Rice and Artur Davis play prominent roles at the 2012 Republican National Convention.”
Bentley Press Secretary Jennifer Ardis said, “So proud that Condi is from Alabama. What a great role model for women to admire. There aren’t enough Condis in America.”
Alabama Republican Party Delegate Jackie Curtiss said on Twitter that she, “Loves that Condoleezza Rice is one of us!
Alabama State Senator Cam Ward said on Twitter, “Condi Rice giving a great speech on foreign policy tonight & GOP vision on international affairs.”
Republican strategist Karl Rove said during the speech: Condoleezza Rice doing a fantastic job speaking.”
Republican consultant Michael Ciamarra said on Facebook, “Read our 2012 Republican Party Platform. A great document of positive policies and real solutions for these critical times. I want to again thank Alabama’s two platform members Sen. Cam Ward and Jackie Curtiss for their hard work in helping to craft this document and taking with them to Tampa the resolutions our Alabama Republican State Executive Committee passed for tax relief, pro-life, and job creation policies.”
Alabama Republican Party Chairman Bill Armistead said that the Alabama Republican Party delegates, “Had the privilege of having Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speak to our delegation at breakfast this morning and we visited again on the floor of the Convention this evening. Gov. Walker is a real patriot and always wants what is best for Wisconsin and our country. He is and will continue to be a major player for the future of our country. Wisconsin is producing some outstanding leaders as in Gov. Walker, Congressman Paul Ryan and GOP National Chairman Reince Priebus. Thank God for Wisconsin.