Republicans highlight American greatness at first night of convention

Aug. 25, 2020, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement responding to the first night of the Republican National Convention:

“The first night of the Republican National Convention stood as a stark contrast to the dark vision of an evil America proposed by the Democrats just last week. The emphasis on the opportunity of America and the American dream is the exact kind of forward-thinking optimism that people want and need during this Covid crisis. The speakers, ranging from African-American Georgia State Representative Vernon Jones to Donald Trump, Jr., had a consistent message about America’s greatness and exceptionalism, a place where everyone has an opportunity to succeed and meet their dreams and aspirations. Before the Chinese virus struck down our economy, African-Americans, Hispanics, and women were working at levels never before seen in our history.

“Congressional candidate Kim Klacik’s story is particularly important as she seeks to represent one of the most economically devastated districts in America, overcoming decades of Democrat neglect. It is not compassionate to consign people living in the inner city to boarded up buildings, trash-heaped and rat-infested streets and regular drug gang violence where it is unsafe for children to go out and play.

“The GOP vision shines like a bright light of hope for those Americans the Democrats have long taken for granted with false promises of prosperity ahead.”

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