The Editors team discuss Trump’s RNC-ending speech, rate the overall effectiveness of the RNC, and consider the legal ramifications of the most recent shooting in Kenosha.
The speech hammered away at what will be the main lines of attacks against Biden in the fall.
Throughout the week, it was the non-pols who stole the show.
In his convention speech last night, the president reframed the 2020 election as a referendum on the American idea. Joe Biden might not know how to respond.
The Republicans go out and make the only case for Trump that they can, the Democrats start to worry that the violence in Kenosha, and Biden’s national numbers.
Videos circulating online appear to show a large group of protestors crowding the Kentucky Republican and his wife while shouting.
No issue was left out of the speech, making it tough to discern a coherent theme.
The overstuffed nature of his speech and its listless ending felt like a letdown.
In 2020, the message is that the threat to America comes from within.
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The president also attempted to sway voters in swing states by attacking Biden’s trade record.