September 2, 2008
With one day gone and only three days left, Republicans are gearing up to get back on track.
"They want to try and recapture attention but they also want to redirect it, because no one would say that there's not a lot of attention on the republicans right now," said UVa politics professor Lynn Sanders.
John McCain and the party hoping to direct the media focus away from the senator's VP pick, Governor Sarah Palin, and steer it toward the top of the ticket.
"What they have to do is get attention focused on to john McCain, they have to stay on the message, they have to take some of that buzz that they've got going from this exciting, maybe too exciting vice presidential choice and get it focused on to their main candidate," said Sanders.
Analysts say it's going to be essential for the presumptive Republican nominee to re introduce himself to Americans.
"They need to really emphasize a focus on service," said Sanders.
With his service in the senate, and maybe more importantly his service in the military and his image as a war hero.
"He's going to really focus on the military I think and that's a message he has to get out but he's got to make sure that the maverick image is a benefit not a liability," said Sanders.
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