The Republican elite gather to witness Trump family circus
In front of a tightly packed crowd of nearly 2,000 unmasked Republicans, the Trump playbook was very much in evidence – implausible claims, slanderous falsehoods, exaggerations, distortions and adulation
And they’re off. The closing event of the Republican National Convention – a bewildering super-spreader of coronavirus and falsehoods – also serves as the starting gun for the final ten weeks of what both presidential candidates have touted as the most important election in America’s 244-year history.
Between now and November 3, Donald Trump and Joe Biden will spend close to $700 million attempting to persuade the tiny sliver of voters...
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