The parallel universes of the Democratic and Republican Conventions

Would it surprise you if I said that Joe Biden and Donald Trump have some common qualities? Maybe, maybe not, but here it is anyway: they both sell themselves as fighters for the working class and they both are politicians that make decisions with their guts. Also, both tend to look at foreign affairs as being about developing personal relationships with world leaders, although they have different sets of world leader friends.

Despite all this, the Democrats and Republicans presented stark differences between these…