GOP Wraps Convention: Dark Day in US Politics

GOP Wraps Convention: Dark Day in US Politics

Franklin Graham commenced night four of the 2020 Republican National Convention with a prayer. The continued exposition of Christian nationalist rhetoric in his prayerful prelude highlights the danger in placing a cross-shaped rubber stamp of approval from religious...
Controversy Follows Pompeo’s RNC Speech

Controversy Follows Pompeo’s RNC Speech

Another controversy embroiled night two of the Republican National Convention on Aug. 25 with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s brief appearance. Pompeo’s backdrop – the old city in Jerusalem – drew fire from critics. He, too, broke a longstanding tradition of...
RNC Rhetoric Presents Trump as Savior

RNC Rhetoric Presents Trump as Savior

Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s opening prayer at the Republican National Convention offered a stark contrast to the night’s myriad of speeches and presentations. “Let us pray. And pray we must, as grateful citizens of a country we boldly claim to be one nation under God,”...