Manufacturing excitement, via the National Journal:
The "homemade" signs seen on the floor of the Republican National Convention tonight are actually a bit of stagecraft. Floor whips--volunteers in plastic red, white, and blue hats--worked their way across the hall handing out paper posters with slogans such as "Hockey Moms for Palin," "Palin Power," and "Environmentalists for McCain."
One delegate looked at his "Environmentalists" sign and shrugged that he basically agrees with McCain's views of the environment. "They're acceptable," he said.