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What Would It Feel Like to Be Optimistic Right Now?

Donald Trump invoked faith as a blunt instrument. But faith is what will get us through this year.

Protesters on the final night of the Republican National Convention. Photo: The Washington Post/Getty Images

resident Donald Trump’s acceptance speech topping off the Republican National Convention last night compounded surrealities: on the South Lawn of the White House, with an army of flags behind him and a sea of…