Friday, February 13, 2015

Democratic convention to be held in Philly


Good to know the prime criterion for selecting a site for ritual enactment of democratic politics is the ability to keep the people out.

The prospect of setting up a security zone in the largely residential area around the Barclays Center [in Brooklyn] put off party officials.

NYT

I have no dog in the convention siting fight and I trust the people of the east coast will respond to any siting, but the terms of discussion seem worth noting.

The good news is that we'll likely get commentary from Philly during the event from Field Negro.

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