Political conventions show how deeply divided the country is

The political conventions painted a vivid picture of a nation divided, a country in which it seems the only thing we agree on is how deeply we disagree.

The story lines from Tampa, Fla., and Charlotte, N.C., were worlds apart.

And polls back up the idea that it’s not just the partisans who attend conventions. [cont.]

Wayne Slater and Robert T. Garrett, Dallas Morning News