McCain's message of putting country before one's personal interests resonated with southwest Missouri Republicans.
"Sooner or later somebody has to do something about the animosity of politics," state Rep. Ron Richard said as balloons and confetti fell on delegates after McCain's speech.
Friday, September 05, 2008
Missourians react to McCain acceptance speech
Today's Springfield News-Leader includes Chad Livengood's interviews with Missourians about John McCain's acceptance speech Thursday night at the Republican National Convention, including a snippet from Rep. Ron Richard, R-Joplin: