The major theme I got last night from watching the GOP convention is that John McCain has fought a lot with Republicans during his career, and should therefore be elected President. The other major theme I got was that Barack Obama has fought a lot with Republicans during his career, and should therefore be denied the presidency.


What I didn't hear was a single policy proposal more novel than copying Reagan like a desperately unprepared high schooler sitting next to him during a vocabulary test. Maybe, just maybe, we'll actually see the fact that Republicans don't have a coherent agenda for America besides prosecuting and arguing with themselves become, I don't know, a narrative?