11 Jan '12, 8pm

Which Political Convention Will Be 'Occupied?'

Which Political Convention Will Be 'Occupied?'

Zol87 /CC BY 2.0 Site of the 1968 Democratic Convention Riots. The 2012 Republican National Convention will be held in Tampa, Florida, beginning August 27, 2012. Florida's Republican Governor, Rick Scott, has acquired the reputation of being a tough, no compromise fellow and he's not a fan of business regulation. Governor Scott has, however, made Everglades protection a top priority. (See Palm Beach Post coverage of his latest pledge.) A month after the GOP convention in Tampa, the 2012 Democratic Convention will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina. That State's Democratic Governor, Beverly Perdue, is noted to have been "chief sponsor for such important initiatives as the Clean Water Management Trust Fund." (See 2008 IndyWeek.com story for details.) Weather's likely to be bad for camping in both places. Both locations will be hot and humid. It will be hurricane season. Ha...

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