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Hillary Clinton's DNC had something for everyone - except working-class whites

gq.com — The DNC offered something for just about every American-except the blue-collar whites flocking to Trump If Lena Dunham and America Ferrera didn't do the trick, then maybe the Broadway stars singing "What the World Needs Now Is Love" would. And if that didn't work, then surely Michael Bloomberg would seal the deal.

Bill Clinton's DNC Speech Reminded Us Of One Very Important Thing

gq.com — That the man can still own a crowd-and in doing so, be the weapon Hillary's campaign needs To be Bill Clinton, in the summer of 2016-and on the eve of his 70th birthday-is to be constantly disappointing people.

The Second-Strangest Campaign of the Season -- NYMag

nymag.com — Photograph byDina Litovsky "Before I even got into the race, one of Murphy's donors and I had lunch together and he told me, 'If you run, they will destroy you.' I asked, 'Who's they?' And he said, 'Harry Reid and the DSCC [Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee].' They're certainly doing their best."

Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's VP, and We're Already Yawning

gq.com — More like Clinton/Bore, are we right?! Tim Kaine isn't the sort of politician who typically gets people's blood pumping. "I am boring," the Virginia Senator has confessed. Or as the Republican dirty trickster and Trump whisperer Roger Stone recently quipped about Kaine: "When he walks into a Richmond restaurant, he orders vanilla ice cream and weak tea."

Donald Trump's Acceptance Speech Wasn't Bad, But It Was Still the Worst of the RNC

gq.com — He's officially the GOP presidential nominee, but he sure didn't sound like it. A few days ago, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus offered a vision of a turning point he figured would come last night in Cleveland.

Ted Cruz Won't Endorse Trump Because He Wants All the Hate

gq.com — Cruz needs the hate. He feeds off of it. Bring it to him. Ted Cruz's will-he-or-won't-he speech on Wednesday night to Republicans was the most dramatic and electrifying moment at a political convention since Barack Obama's keynote address to the Democrats twelve years ago.

Will Ted Cruz Endorse Donald Trump at the RNC?

gq.com — Tonight we're going to find out if Lyin' Ted will become Abidin' Ted The last time most of us saw Ted Cruz, it was early May-he was just hours away from losing the Indiana primary and dropping out of the presidential race-and the Texas Senator was having a bit of a breakdown.

Melania Trump’s Speech: Three Theories on WTF Happened

gq.com — Was it sabotage...or worse, intentional? How do you explain a screwup like Melania's? Although the Trump campaign clearly wanted ethnonationalism and a sense of "death-metal doom" to be the takeaways from Monday night's performance, all anyone can talk about in Cleveland-and elsewhere-today is how the hell parts of Michelle Obama's 2008 convention speech made it into Melania Trump's 2016 one.

From Melania Trump to Joni Ernst, Everybody Who Took The Stage Last Night Was a Disaster

gq.com — And suddenly the GOP's outlook for 2020 looks even worse Party conventions are, of course, about the presidential nominee-last night's "star" was Melania Trump who we'll get to in a moment-but they're also about the party's up-and-coming political stars.

How the Never Trump Movement Died a Lonely Death at the Republican National Convention

gq.com — The Republicans who despise Donald Trump watched their campaign die went out not with a bang, but a tweet "Jason, I don't usually chant," the man wearing the neon green trucker hat apologized. "I'm a frickin' Republican."
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Jul 29, 2016

There were 2 teleprompter-less convention speeches: Barrack's bizman's roast in CLE & Khan's clarion call in Philly  http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/07/seven-minutes-that-shook-the-convention-214126 

Jul 28, 2016

Imagining Trump right now chasing Manafort all over Trump Tower, trying to get his SmartPhone back. #tweetbaiting

Jul 28, 2016

The anti-Trump parts of this speech are very strong and direct and make me wonder whether Trump will agree to three debates.

Jul 28, 2016

TFW you can't read @JWGOP's presumably cutting anti-Trump tweet everyone in your timeline is RT'ing b/c he's blocked you.

Jul 28, 2016

Who told Hillary's life story better? Bill or Morgan Freeman?

Jul 28, 2016

Chelsea may be many things--smart, kind, considerate--but a charismatic public speaker is not one of them.

Jul 28, 2016

Finally figured out the one thing that can unite Trump Republicans and Clinton Dems: bad Phil Collins covers by convention house bands.

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