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Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway, senior editor at The Federalist, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Tom Bevan, co-founder and president of Real Clear Politics, join Laura Ingraham with reaction and analysis.
The first night of the Republican National Convention provided a platform for « average Americans » to share « the philosophy that leads them to support the Republican Party, » Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway told « The Ingraham Angle » Monday.
» I thought last week that a lot of the problems that Democrats had for the convention was related to how it was a virtual convention and the Republicans would have similar trouble as he put on their convention, » Hemingway said. « There was no comparison between the RNC tonight and the Democratic convention, the first night last week.
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Hemingway, a senior editor at The Federalist, cited powerful remarks from « everyday Americans » who shared their personal stories with the country.
« For me what was really striking were all these stories from average Americans talking about the philosophy that leads them to support the Republican Party, » she said.
« They brought it forth in all sorts of different ways, but also the frustration with the leftist mobs, the media, and these were coming from normal people. Not celebrities.
« When you look at all these average Americans who must represent so many people across the country who are very upset with what’s happening in Democratic-run cities and they didn’t get anybody speaking to them last week about that, » she concluded. « They sure got a lot tonight. »
Real Clear Politics co-founder Tom Bevan praised Sen. Tim Scott’s address, which he said served as a testament to the « power of the American dream. »
« If you look at the African-American speakers, [Maryland U.S. House candidate] Kim Klacik and Tim Scott at the end with his story, and the line, ‘From cotton to Congress in one lifetime’ … [it] spoke to the promise of the American dream … for people of color [and] for everyone in America, » he said.
« I think that is the message that came through tonight and that’s the message that I think will reach beyond Trump’s base and into moderates and independents and suburban voters. »
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