In case you missed it, I did a live-blog of the Republican National Convention’s main speakers (at least from Santorum on), and then some concluding thoughts in the Day’s End and Night Watch post. WaPo has pretty robust coverage, too, which is usefully summarized at Ezra Klein’s WonkBlog.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
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