The RNC Is a Master Class in Mediocre Speechwriting

By holding Republican speakers to a lower standard, we incentivize Democrats to engage in a race to the bottom

Kellyanne Conway pre-records her address to the Republican National Convention. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Any GOP official who is inoffensive, coherent, and vaguely normal looks positively Lincolnesque.

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