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August 28, 2008

Republicans should say that over and over next week at their convention. "That was quite a show...but this isn't show business. This is the future...

With 15 minutes' consideration, I have to part company from my friend Bill Kristol. This was a dreadful speech -- and I say this as...

Yuval Levin, I think, hits the nail on the head: What it didn't do, though, was answer the basic question the McCain campaign has worked to...

Karl Rove had three observations: it was old school attack politics, it invited a debate on specifics ("Okay, what programs would you cut?") and it...

Bruce Springsteen's closing themesong had a subtle subtext: Barack Obama may be a funny name--they said that over and over again over the four days--but...

No John, fourth. Biden was better: at least he started out his speech with charm and obvious affection for his country. I understand why Michelle thought/thinks it...

I think this is a little too much like the Beijing Olympics now. A slightly creepy vibe....

Even if you didn't think it was a disaster -- and it may have been -- Obama's speech didn't hold a candle to Hillary's or...

His vague schtick near the end said it all. It's not our free market, strong military, or superior education that makes America great; it's our...

Tom Brokaw just said Obama "took on John McCain in a frontal attack in at least five places." It will be interesting to see whether...

It's clear he wowed the crowd at Invesco.  But will his soaring voice make up for the lack of substance in the speech and the...