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“Every day I wake up determined to deliver for the people I have met all across this nation that have been neglected, ignored, and abandoned.” Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

In acceptance speech, Trump embraces role as hero of the forgotten

Trump appeared surprisingly presidential. According to a scholar of American political rhetoric, there were echoes of Roosevelt, Eisenhower and Reagan.
Stanford Smith, a worker at the First Union Center in Philadelphia, places a portrait of Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush in the halls of the Republican convention site July 29, 2000. Reuters

Will Trump use the convention to broadcast a more moderate image?

These made-for-TV events are an excellent opportunity for a candidate to shape his or her image. A subtle approach works best. That could be an issue for Trump.

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