Grading the Last Night of GOP Speeches

Mark Halperin gives John McCain a B+ for a “solid” speech that started off slow and gained traction along the way.

“All in all, he came across as calm, honorable, and dedicated rather than fired up and ready to go.”

Read what Halperin made of Tom Ridge, Lindsey Graham and Cindy McCain here.

And: Get columnist Joe Klein’s take on McCain’s performance: “More a valedictory than an acceptance speech — more the end of a career than the beginning of a presidency.”

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