"No-one works in America on July 4th", one of my colleagues in the NBC News London bureau said a few minutes ago. Well, that is not 100% true. In Amherst today, two of the GOP's presidential candidates showed up at the same parade, dressed in their finest 'casual' attire in anticipation of a hard shift at the electoral coalface. The first of many awkward encounters on the campaign trail, no doubt.
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