The most powerful speech of the last four days, and what this election is about. The speaker is a Muslim American dad whose son died as a soldier in Iraq. Constitution waving in air, he declares himself a part of this country, no matter what anyone else says.
We should all be ashamed that such a speech was necessary.
"What we heard in Cleveland last week wasn't particularly Republican, and it sure wasn't conservative. ... There were no serious solutions to pressing problems, just the fanning of resentment, and blame, and anger, and hate."
Not just media. Many on the left wished for Trump's nomination and the chance to watch the GOP implode. But this isn't a game. Trump might win, and the GOP might survive -- warped into something unrecognizably grotesque.
'Many in the media were so willing to put clicks and ratings before country because the conventional wisdom was that Trump would fade or implode eventually. Why not gawk at the spectacle? And if Trump did get the nomination, many journalists calculated, all the better. What fun it will be to watch Hillary Clinton destroy Trump and Trump destroy the GOP.
Only slowly have the media come around to the realization that Trump is an actual threat, but now it may be too late because they have a serious “cry wolf” problem. Millions of Americans firmly believe that journalists are water carriers for the Democrats and will tune out much of what they have to say about Trump now that he’s the nominee.'
Something strange happened on the last night of the Democratic National Convention.
After the GOP nominee lambasted the Democrats on Twitter for displaying what he viewed as too few American flags, there was a sea of waving flags as far as the eye could see when Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party's nomination on Thursday.
A small faction of protesters chanting "no more war" as General John Allen spoke were quickly d...