Window Dressing?

One can imagine the collective groans among Democrats around the U.S. as Iman Ivak-El Pasha of Malcolm Shabazz Masjid, a Muslim mosque in New York, took to the podium on Aug. 30 to bless the opening of the Republican Convention. For many people, it must have seemed audacious for a political party that courts a heavily white and Christian constituency to dare speak the language of multicultural diversity.

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