If you can find copies of the speeches from the Republican National Convention online, please watch at least some of them. I have never been impressed, nor moved, by a political speech in my life, nor do I make such recommendations lightly.

Trump has hit upon the simple, clever, and honest strategy of asking individuals from the various walks of life whom his policies have directly aided — in one case, saved her life — to testify to their personal experience. It is brilliant rhetoric without being in any way rhetorical.

By all reports, Fox News, once known for being the sole remaining fair and balanced news source, has joined the mainstream. Like the Establishment GOP or “Uniparty” Republicans of the pre-Trump era, Fox News is now on the same path as CNN, merely traveling more slowly.