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The Biggest Lie in the History of Political Conventions

Every year talking heads claim “conventions don’t matter” — The real stories they never mention

Above: Ronald Reagan gives his 1980 nomination acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in Detroit. Public domain image via Wikimedia Commons.

Every year the talking heads utter the same lie: “Conventions don’t matter anymore.’’

Self-centered TV people then cut away to their talking heads and never tell you the real

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