Apparently, Sarah Palin's acceptance speech tonight was written before the speechwriters even knew that she would be the VP nominee. At least, according to the Washington Post:
Not anticipating that McCain would choose a woman as his running mate, the speech that was prepared in advance was "very masculine," according to campaign manager Rick Davis, and "we had to start from scratch."
I really was hoping to learn something about Palin tonight from her speech. Sigh.