FROM THE BLOGS:
Liberals are misconstruing Paul Ryan's religion and views
The Washington Free Beacon's Andrew Stiles argues that liberal misrepresentations about Paul Ryan are intended to obscure the Democratic record on abortion.
The GOP's demise
Guernica magazine's Robert Reich says Rep. Todd Akin's (R-Mo.) rape comments and Paul Ryan's Medicare stance are signs of the decline of a once-great party.
Maybe Romney shouldn't play it "Like a Boss"...
The Atlantic Wire's Elspeth Reeve lampoons Kevin Williamson's cover story for the National Review in which he argued for Mitt Romney's evolutionarily superior virility.
The Assange question
British magazine The Firm's Alan McIntosh proposes a solution for the growing worries over Julian Assange's asylum in Ecuador.
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
No rock stars at the Dem convention this year
The audience at the Democratic National Convention's nominating ceremony won't have as many A-list names as in 2008, The Hill's Emily Goodin reports.
Ryan doing OK among older voters
Recent polls show voters at or over 65 years of age favor Paul Ryan despite concerns about his Medicare plans, The Hill's Daniel Strauss reports.