Democrats mad at North Carolina – seek convention relocation

May 11, 2012 04:52

“Tell me again just why we’re going to Charlotte this year?” … Democrats privately are asking exactly that after the state’s voters overwhelmingly approved a measure outlawing not just same-sex marriage… Almost immediately after the vote, more than 20,000 people signed a “move the convention” petition being pushed by a New York group called Gay Marriage USA. – NationalJournal


By George E. Condon Jr. at NationalJournal



… labor unions …. are still miffed that the party decided to go to a “right to work” state and a city with few unionized hotels.

You can add to the mix an unpopular Democratic governor who has decided not to run for another term …


Obama will be accepting his nomination with a speech at the unfortunately named Bank of America Stadium, an occasion that will lead to a run of stories about the $45 billion that the banking powerhouse received in the unpopular TARP bailout.



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