Rasmussen finds that Palin is more popular than either McCain or Obama. Survey USA reports that voters reacted favorably to her speech. What does it all mean? Mark Blumenthal does his best to explain. My view is that the GOP is now like Wile E Coyote about half a mile off the cliff suspended in mid-air. Yes, the speech was a great moment: a former sportscaster knows how to deliver a speech written for her. But we have two months to get to know her, if she's still on the ticket in November.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.