Matt Welch on the GOP Establishment's Attempt to Paper Over the Republican Divide

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How do you sell a party to independents, let alone deliver the people who voted in the primaries, when there's an important philosophical gap between the limited-government grassroots and a top of the ticket who campaigned on "rebuilding" the military, restoring Medicare cuts, and shoring up Social Security?

The answer given at the RNC Convention last night, writes Matt Welch, was pretend that there's no gap at all. 

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