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What did the Republican National Convention tell us?

It has crystalised what the Republican Party is standing against—not so much what it stands for

By Matt McDonald  

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“The Republican Party is a big tent party, and all are welcome,” a South Dakota alternate delegate donning a “Make America Great Again” hat told me three hours before Donald Trump’s keynote speech on Friday, cigar blazing between his knuckles. And while all manner of Americans find themselves within the broad church of the Republican Party, from excitable young Minnesotans keen for change to god-fearing Georgians in suits straight out…

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