Protests, Traditions, Errors and Evangelicals

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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1. Michael Heaney at the Monkey Cage on the protesters in Cleveland.

2. Jonathan Ladd at Mischiefs of Faction on old convention traditions that no longer fit. All correct -- but it was the reaction to Ted Cruz’s speech, including by Donald Trump himself, that made it a huge event.

3. Also at Mischiefs of Faction, Seth Masket on unforced errors.

4. Alexander Burns on Trump’s predecessors.

5. Sarah Posner on Trump and evangelicals.

6. My Bloomberg View colleague Timothy L. O'Brien on Trump’s management skills, or lack thereof.

7. And Slate’s Fred Kaplan on Trump’s foreign-policy comments.

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