On the second night of the 2020 Republican National Convention, the party’s speakers were softer on issues like immigration than President Trump’s record would suggest. The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew discusses why the GOP might want to play it both ways.
Galen Druke is FiveThirtyEight’s podcast producer and reporter. @galendruke
Perry Bacon Jr. was a senior writer for FiveThirtyEight. @perrybaconjr
Sarah Frostenson is FiveThirtyEight’s former politics editor. @sfrostenson
Nathaniel Rakich is a senior editor and senior elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight. @baseballot