Ivanka Trump held down the coveted speaking slot Thursday night right before her father’s official acceptance of the GOP’s nomination, but her gently fluttering tresses either distracted or hypnotized a good portion of the viewing audience.

A lot of people thought the “glamour fan” was gratuitous, but don’t forget that it was party-jumper Charlie Christ who made a portable fan his most faithful companion on the campaign trail; if only his white locks were longer, maybe he’d be on stage tonight — the convention’s been that confounding.

It’s a crazy theory; let’s hope PolitiFact gets right on it.