... the best line from Ryan’s speech, overlooked by the [Denver] Post:
“[Obama] promised to cut the deficit in half in four years.
I rest my case on that one.”
Also in Denver (actually Lakewood):
Man Shouts to Paul Ryan: 'Look, no teleprompter!'
William Voegeli on "Ryanism" at NRO:
.... First, Ryanism reminds the American people that a long-term trend is not the same thing as a law of nature. That the welfare state always has grown does not mean it always must grow. Indeed, a well-designed and well-administered welfare state can, in a welcome sense, grow and shrink at the same time.
Second, Ryanism challenges the Democrats to finally come clean, 80 years after launching the New Deal, about the cost and consequences of their ambitions....