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Scot Lehigh

Julian Castro tweaks Romney’s take on American Dream


Last week, Republicans spun a narrative of immigrants and first generation Americans who had pulled themselves up through the toil and sacrifice of their families and their own hard work. It served two purposes at the GOP convention in Tampa. First, it showcased some diversity in the GOP’s office-holding ranks – diversity only lightly reflected in the gathering of delegates. Second, it buttressed the Republican notion that with hard work and determination, anything is possible in America.

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