Rocky Mountain News writer M.E. Sprengelmeyer suggests that St. Paul is suffering a Charlie Brown-like Republican National Convention experience. "They've had an unprecedented hurricane delay, protests and street fights, smashed windows and bashed police cars, attacks on elderly delegates, mass arrests, mixed results at local businesses, a teen pregnancy controversy, a canceled presidential visit, and little actual politicking,'' Sprengelmeyer writes, contrasting the week so far with the Democratic National Convention in Denver. As a bright spot, he notes that sales are up at St. Paul's Heimie's Haberdashery. To read Sprengelmeyer's full take on the RNC, go here.
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