- Ivan Eland: It's unfortunate that Trump's personal attacks regularly obscure legitimate issues that he raises
- Attack on Khan family has obscured momentous comments about terrorism at Republican convention, Eland says
Ivan Eland is a senior fellow and the director of the Center on Peace and Liberty at the Independent Institute. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Although the intense criticism over Donald Trump's personal, intolerant, and wrongful criticism of the family of a fallen American soldier in Iraq has taken center stage, the media coverage -- typically focusing on the sensational -- misses important issues that only Trump has had the political courage to bring forward to the American people.