“Rioters must not be allowed to destroy our cities. Human, sex, drug traffickers should not be allowed to cross our border.”

“People of faith are under attack.”

“Look at what’s happening in America’s cities ― all run by Democrats. Crime, violence, mob rule. Democrats refuse to denounce the mob.”

Those were all comments from speakers on Monday, the opening night of the Republican National Convention, which GOP aides had promised would be “very optimistic and upbeat.”

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