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The buildup

Crimminy, was there always this much hype surrounding these things? I doubt it. Funny, but they're so scripted nowadays they've become all but meaningless, and yet you'd think it was the friggen Superbowl.

Why? My guess is that so much of presidential politics has become packaging these days, that the rare chance to get a glimpse of these men stripped of all their advisors, consultants and handlers captivates us.