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Trump's speech, Clinton's veep

Trump's speech, Clinton's veep

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's gave an astonishingly ominous, menacing and dystopian jeremiad to the nation at the conclusion of his party's convention Thursday night. After his daughter, Ivanka, had done a masterful job of portraying her father as a caring, compassionate, optimistic, can-do leader, the vision of Mr. Trump channeling a less subtle version of Richard Nixon circa 1968 was all the more jarring. But as over the top as it may have been, the speech directly targeted real anxiety many Americans feel at a time of mass shootings, terrorist attacks at home and abroad, and the assassination of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. As Democrats prepare to meet in...

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