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    Trump’s Unconventional Convention

    Whose party is it, anyway? Following Thursday’s acceptance speech, in which he promised to make streets safe and vanquish America’s enemies, it was Donald Trump’s. But the convention was hardly the crisp, stage-managed affair voters have come to expect. Trump’s wife stole the limelight last Monday with a partially plagiarized speech that ended up sounding like a Michelle Obama homage. Then there were boos for Ted Cruz, after Trump’s defeated rival refused to endorse someone who’d maligned his family members. But Trump won and accepted the nomination, meaning that at least until November, the Republican Party is unequivocally his.

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