A dork in youth as well as adulthood, your Gleaner has paid pretty close attention to every national convention since 1972 (Eagleton!), and if I may I would suggest that even the most objective observer would agree that none of them, not even John McCain's Palin-infested tracigcomedy four years ago, was as lame, in an uninspiring sort of way, as Mitt Romney's dumb convention this year -- especially considering the economic conditions the Republicans had to work with.
So what best describes Romney's speech?
B) A Hallmark card -- oh wait, that's the same as A)
C) Really who cares because Mitt Romney should have waited for 2016 anyway.
And looking ahead to the 2016 GOP convention, here's a dead lock: The roster of speakers will not include Willard Mitt Romney.