Let the platitudes begin!

The Democrats kick off convention season today, and Reason has the inside scoop. Matt Welch and Tim Blair blog live from the convention. John Berlau argues that Kerry’s no civil libertarian. And … The war, tax cuts, government spending, trade, civil libertiesââ?¬â??Nick Gillespie searches for any significant difference between the Dems’ guy and the Republicans’ guy: On the big issues, Kerry and Bush are more alike than different, or, same thing, the differences are so arcane as to be nearly meaningless in the larger scheme; you’ve got to belong to the two men’s cults to care overly much about the fine points of their respective theologies.