Latest Issue

Denver dispatches – Erik Tarloff – 28th August

By Erik Tarloff  

Before I begin in earnest, I do want to point out that my prediction in my first post in this series, about Hillary Clinton’s strategy for the Wednesday night rollcall (interrupting the vote to move the nomination be declared unanimous by acclamation), proved to be 100% accurate.  Forgive the self-advertisement, but having so spectacularly failed to anticipate the quality of her Tuesday night speech, I’m aware my bona fides need a little burnishing, and if I don’t do the burnishing, who will?

Up through yesterday afternoon, the general consensus was that this convention was mediocre or worse.  The Clintons, it was…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect