Charles Guggenheim

Hollywood Republicans give Sarah Palin big thumbs up

It would have taken quite a star to outshine Sarah Palin at the Republican National Convention. Even John McCain may soon find out why actors hate working with children, cute animals and, now, female Alaskan governors. But the Hollywood politicos who turned out for the GOP gathering in the Twin Cities quickly became admirers of the vice presidential nominee. "She's a tremendous choice," said Pat Boone, the convention's ubiquitous celeb. MGM Chairman Harry Sloan, Hollywood's Republican statesman, said that he was impressed by Palin's speech Wednesday night and that he was hearing positive reaction Thursday from his Democratic friends back home. The studio...