Details Of Democratic Convention Emerge: Grandeur Of 2008 Without The Greek Columns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recall the 2008 Democratic convention in Denver, Colorado. The majesty, the symbolism, the infectious enthusiasm of the throngs crowding into an open air stadium to hear Obama accept a hard-fought presidential nomination; the power of the moment accentuated by the future president alone and framed by a background of Doric columns. One might think that a humbling four years later, the president would prefer a more modest tone as he accepts his party’s nomination for reelection, perhaps reflecting the austerity that the nation at large has embraced – nope!…Read More

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