New ad attacks Romney’s time at Bain Capital while new Gallup poll reveals gender gap on the issue of same-sex marriage 3.26pm: I have little to add to this headline: ” Mitt Romney supporters, Ron Paul partisans brawl at Oklahoma GOP convention “. “The procedures took a back seat to physical altercations,” says the local anchor. And as you’d expect for a brawl involving Ron Paul and Mitt Romney supporters, it all went down at an Embassy Suites. 3.19pm: An interesting Reuters piece interviews US army veterans on who they are likely to vote for president in November and finds – surprise, surprise – that they are as conflicted about the choice as the rest of the country: The GOP’s heated rhetoric, aimed at the party’s traditional hawks, might be expected to resonate with veterans. Yet in interviews in South Carolina, a military-friendly red state, many former soldiers expressed anger at the toll of a decade of war, questioned the legitimacy of George Bush’s Iraq invasion, and worried that the surge in Afghanistan won’t make a difference in the long run.