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OP-ED | What’s the Point of the Conventions, Anyway?

Conventions really seem like pointless affairs in modern politics. Has any voter in the 21st century ever been convinced by a convention speech? Have conventions ever meaningfully moved polling in any direction for more than a few weeks? And will anyone in October remember anything that happened at conventions that took place in August? Probably […]