"Normally, you have to pace yourself at pre-convention parties for a
grueling week of free food, drinks and swag. Most insiders juggle
invites for four or more receptions and dinners each night -- on top of
swinging by, oh yeah, the actual convention. But with Gustav
threatening to stop everything, Saturday's official media party was the
only sure bet of convention week."
The Washington Post: GOP partyers: Talking McCain and Thinking Rain