So after advertising his availability and bragging the GOP couldn’t much do without him, Donald Trump will reportedly have some role on the first day of the Republican Convention in Tampa. I’m figuring an afternoon three-minute speech broadcast by CSPAN, but would invite more colorful speculation in the comment thread.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.