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When Democratic National Convention officials say they’re pressing this year’s speakers to stress their character and values–which includes their faith–over their political accomplishments and policy positions, this is what they mean:

My grandparents were immigrants who came to Montana with nothing more than the clothes on their back, high hopes and faith in God. My family didn’t have much in our little house. But a few things stand out in my memory: a crucifix and, on our kitchen wall, a framed picture of President Kennedy.

Those lines came from Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, whose rousing address last night would have had lots more people talking today were it not for Hillary Clinton’s headlining show-stopper. Here’s video:8

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