Jennifer Mercieca

Texas A&M University

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Associate Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University, where she teaches courses on presidential rhetoric, and co-author of The Rhetoric of Heroic Expectations: Establishing the Obama Presidency

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America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis.

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America's founding fathers accused each other of crimes, hypocrisy and sexual misbehavior, but times had changed — until last night in St. Louis.

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