- The GOP nominee had many rough moments on the trail this week
- He got into a public dispute with a Gold Star family, trashed Hillary Clinton and fought with the GOP elite
(CNN)In most campaign seasons, the days following the conventions are counted on to provide a bit of a breather ahead of the sprint to Election Day. But 2016 is a different beast -- and Donald Trump a unique candidate. This past week delivered a volume of political attacks, zingers, morality plays and controversies unseen in modern politics.