Avik Roy did health care policy for Mitt Romney in the 2012 campaign, and was an adviser to the failed presidential campaigns of Rick Perry and Marco Rubio in the 2016 cycle. He’s also a fairly prolific writer on public policy, and very much the kind of guy liberals point other liberals to for a wonky conservative take on the ins and outs of domestic policy issues.
Here’s his view of the first day of the Republican National Convention:
Summary of #RNCinCLE Day 1: Brown people are making America less safe.— Avik Roy (@Avik) July 19, 2016
It’s hard to disagree. This was an evening about making the subtext into text.