Outstanding Live Journalism
Weigel nails it. A remarkable performance. Admits his own uncertainties, and is surprised, right there in the post.
A tour de force of what the medium can do, if you are in the right place at the right time. Plus, he got a little bit lucky: The "Root endorses Barr" maneuver was right out of the 19th century, when conventions were conventions, men were men, and so were women.