From conservative columnist Andrew Sullivan:
No press conferences, no accountability, no Meet The Press, no medical records, and no college transcripts for the Palin Express. And now, the press is barred from even talking to her supporters:
Constantly under the watchful eyes of security, the media wasn't permitted to wander around inside Coachman Park to talk to Sarah Palin supporters. When reporters tried to leave the designated press area and head toward the bleachers where the crowd was seated, an escort would dart out of nowhere and confront him or her and say, "Can I help you?'' and turn the person around. When one reporter asked an escort, who would not give her name, why the press wasn't allowed to mingle, she said that in the past, negative things had been written. The campaign wanted to avoid that possibility Monday.
This is not America. And it's a chilling preview of how Putin-like a Palin-McCain administration would be.