Democratic National Convention Countdown, No. 47-46
Democratic National Convention Daily Digest and Open Thread
Wednesday June 9 and Thursday June 10, 2008--No. 47-46
•Recreate '68 punk'd by local artist, Glenn Spagnuolo not happy (an update to this story)--"REMEMBER ‘68 HIPPY? WE BEAT YOUR ASS! WE BEAT YOU THEN! WE’LL BEAT YOU AGAIN!"
•The DNCC has a new signup for information on tickets to the Barack Obama speech at Invesco Field
•Denver can't make the homeless go away for the DNC, so they'll give them some "culture" (via Hot Air):
"If they don't want to get caught up in the protests or demonstrations, we'll find other activities that will keep them busy," said John Parvensky, President of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.
A plan has been developed to provide interested homeless people with free access to cultural activities. They include the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and they won't have to worry about paying for transportation.
"We'll have bus tokens if they need them," Parvensky said.
•DemConWatch takes a look at summer temperatures and weather events for each of the days of the DNC; preseason NFL game shuffling due to Barack Obama's Invesco Field decision; Colorado Public Radio has an interview about plans for the DNC, including Pepsi Center preparations and the move to Invesco Field; the DNCC host committee tries to refute the fried food "ban" and other catering requirements that have been mentioned in the media; is the DNC really a "non-news event"?; Black Eyed Pea will play at Creative Coalition concert for the Hollywood types; Nevada leads the way in the underparticipated Green delegate challenge at DNC
•Green landscaping at the Pepsi Center for DNC--and you're paying for it
•Denver space alien guy Jeff Peckman will hold a news conference during the DNC to tout "technologies" that the aliens have to offer
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