A fitting anticlimax for a pretty low-energy week, I think. McCain's speech was good, very gracious, moving in parts, and generally serviceable. The roof was blown off the dump last night, I guess. Maybe this was good enough. Hey! Balloons!
Also I think McCain may have been hamstrung by the lineup of wet blankets who warmed up for him. Tom Ridge wasn't even hitting his applause lines. Why didn't they let Rudy go tonight, since it was all security stuff anyway?