What happened to good, old Red, White, & Blue?

posted at 5:15 pm on August 22, 2008 by Ed Morrissey

Political conventions have little practical purpose in modern American politics, but still have symbolic impact.  The two major political parties spend years and millions of dollars to project images of unity, purpose, and especially patriotism.  The main motif for the event is the American flag, and the color scheme is Red, White, and Blue.

Well, usually … except when it’s Magenta, Cream, and Cerulean.  Earlier, Michelle took some pictures of the Pepsi Center podium for the DNCC, and the color scheme looked rather strange:

The colors in this design bear only a small resemblance to the colors in the American flag.  Sure, you can call them red, white, and blue, but they’re pastels of each color family.  It’s not exacly a strong representation for the usual theme.

Just in case Michelle’s camera malfunctioned, I checked out the Denver Post, and …. well ….

Not much better, is it?  It looks even more strangely garish at the official convention site:

It looks like an Academy Award show — loud, ugly, and misshapen.  The speakers will get lost in all of that overdesign, even without the odd color scheme.

Contrast that — literally and figuratively — with the Republican color scheme and presentation:

In terms of symbolic power and resonance, the GOP has clearly remained with tradition, opting for strong, authentic colors.  The Democrats’ pastel offering may symbolize something, but it’s neither tradition nor strength.

Update: Courtesy of the comments section, here’s Ronald Reagan at the 1976 Republican Convention:

Whether it is different this time than it has ever been before, I believe the Republican Party has a platform that is a banner of bold, unmistakable colors, with no pastel shades.

We have just heard a call to arms based on that platform, and a call to us to really be successful in communicating and reveal to the American people the difference between this platform and the platform of the opposing party, which is nothing but a revamp and a reissue and a running of a late, late show of the thing that we have been hearing from them for the last 40 years.

Update II: I’m not the only one who noticed the chaotic nature of the Democratic design.  Kate Phillips at the New York Times advises … sunglasses:

The differences couldn’t be more stark. You may need to wear your sunglasses indoors at the Democratic convention to mute the eye-popping colors. And while the cameras will surely zoom in on each evening’s speakers, the speakers on the stage will seem invariably dwarfed by the overshadowing backdrop. Someone already likened it to a game-show stage; get ready to call your lifeline for concentration.

The Republican stage, on the other hand, was designed to capture the intimate settings Senator John McCain enjoys when he talks to voters in town hall settings, according to convention plans. It’s not that high off the main floor of the arena, and its drama may be in its simplicity. And using the enormous American flag as its background serves as an echo of the campaign and convention motto, “Country First.”

It’s almost as if the Democrats wanted to distract viewers ….


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This looks like the Hollywood convention. Are they nominating a president or giving out awards for

Gaffer

“Best Gaffe in a Restaurant”?

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on August 22, 2008 at 5:19 PM

We’re not questioning their patriotism. We’re questioning their taste.

D0WNT0WN on August 22, 2008 at 5:19 PM

BTW, they still have the stars on the flag on the wrong side.

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on August 22, 2008 at 5:19 PM

I think pastels are appropriate for the dems.

Think_b4_speaking on August 22, 2008 at 5:20 PM

Where exactly will the slot machines be located?

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on August 22, 2008 at 5:20 PM

In all fairness, the Democrats know they’re catering largely to a much younger (or, at least, wish they were younger) crowd that thrives on pizzazz and image to cover up their hollow ideals.

Republicans don’t need to worry about that crap.

And it still is, after all, red, white, and blue. The argument over hues is a little ridiculous.

MadisonConservative on August 22, 2008 at 5:21 PM

The DNC convention’s aesthetic is very chaotic…
OPERATION CHAOS!!

jencab on August 22, 2008 at 5:21 PM

To quote P.J. O’Rourke (referring to a DNC many years in the past):

“Oh say does that pastel-colored baaaaaaaner yet sit?
O’er the laaaaaand of block grants! Aaaaaand fed benefits!”

Or something like that.

ErikTheRed on August 22, 2008 at 5:21 PM

Come on…they just used more nuanced colors.

AverageJoe on August 22, 2008 at 5:21 PM

The DNC clearly doesn’t want some thing as kitsch and un-hip as a plain setting of Red, White and Blue. Don’t you know America isn’t cool anymore? The DNC needs to be hip, and that requires throwing American aesthetic down the drain. This just shows how foolish and out of touch the RNC is.

jimmy the notable on August 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

overdone bs is what it looks like.

trailortrash on August 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

Its just wierd, the whole cult of personality, the inexperience, emotivism & charm, celebrities creaming themselves and “praying” for America, and now this glam-rock festival stage…its all converging into plasticine politics. Its iPolitics

Jimmy the Dhimmi on August 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

Its the rainbow flag

William Amos on August 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

If you don’t get it then you’re a racist.

jukin on August 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

Washed-out colors for a washed-up party.

Seems appropriate.

AZCoyote on August 22, 2008 at 5:22 PM

What happened to good, old Red, White, & Blue?

Isn’t it self evident that the democrats don’t always use that as they are all unpatriotic traitors.

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:23 PM

I like it. In fact I like both. Not gonna bicker over which shade of blue or red they are using though, cause I am a straight male.

muyoso on August 22, 2008 at 5:23 PM

May I just say some words. There are cynics who say that a party platform is something that no one bothers to read and it doesn’t very often amount to much.

Whether it is different this time than it has ever been before, I believe the Republican Party has a platform that is a banner of bold, unmistakable colors, with no pastel shades.

We have just heard a call to arms based on that platform, and a call to us to really be successful in communicating and reveal to the American people the difference between this platform and the platform of the opposing party, which is nothing but a revamp and a reissue and a running of a late, late show of the thing that we have been hearing from them for the last 40 years.

–RR, 1976 Convention

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on August 22, 2008 at 5:23 PM

MadisonConservative on August 22, 2008 at 5:21 PM

Yeah, isn’t it amazing that they are pandering to a younger crowd…

When its the party old foggys (super dels) who are choosing their candidate???

Romeo13 on August 22, 2008 at 5:23 PM

D0WNT0WN on August 22, 2008 at 5:19 PM

I’ll question their patriotism. I fully believe that in elite Democrat circles they view themselves as global, rather than American, citizens and only put on the trappings of patriotism for the mob they rule over. True patriots don’t support the UN and don’t try to trump US law with international law. Teh Dems are NOT patriots.

DerKrieger on August 22, 2008 at 5:24 PM

Just show with nothing behind it, like their candidate.

jeanie on August 22, 2008 at 5:24 PM

is it just me or does the DNC setup look strangely like some tele-evangelist huckster set?

cameo on August 22, 2008 at 5:24 PM

All they’re missing is the giant Pink Floyd pig. Are the Rolling Stones gonna come up out of the floor?

robblefarian on August 22, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Why does this surprise? Pastels are watered down versions and so are Dems.

Kafir on August 22, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Tacky.

Terrye on August 22, 2008 at 5:25 PM

It’s not going to be as bad as it looks now come convention time … these photos were taken with the yellowish stadium lights shining brightly. Those will be off during the televised speeches, and the color scheme will look much better on TV.

Big S on August 22, 2008 at 5:26 PM

I’ll question their patriotism. I fully believe that in elite Democrat circles they view themselves as global, rather than American, citizens and only put on the trappings of patriotism for the mob they rule over. True patriots don’t support the UN and don’t try to trump US law with international law. Teh Dems are NOT patriots.

DerKrieger on August 22, 2008 at 5:24 PM

I agree. I was just making a poor attempt at mocking the “don’t question our patriotism” line.

D0WNT0WN on August 22, 2008 at 5:26 PM

Thw colors pale in comparison to our red, white and blue just like the Democrats pale in comparison to the Republicans.

Winebabe on August 22, 2008 at 5:26 PM

Where do Randy, Paula, and Simon sit?

MayBee on August 22, 2008 at 5:26 PM

Attention DNC shoppers! There’s a blue light special on aisle three!

innominatus on August 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

It looks like the stage for a game show. Like something Regis or Howie would host. Where he gives away millions of dollars. Or the news set for American Idol.

wise_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

It looks like a Vegas slot machine threw up on stage.

JACKPOT!

Enoxo on August 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

Where do Randy, Paula, and Simon sit?

MayBee on August 22, 2008 at 5:26 PM

That would imply that there would be some talent on the stage. Nope.

Dr.Cwac.Cwac on August 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

Magenta, Cream, and Cerulean

The colors in this design bear only a small resemblance to the colors in the American flag. Sure, you can call them red, white, and blue, but they’re pastels of each color family. It’s not exacly a strong representation for the usual theme.

This is what Freud called the narcissism of small differences.

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

What happened to good, old Red, White, & Blue?

Isn’t it self evident that the democrats don’t always use that as they are all unpatriotic traitors.
MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:23 PM

Good Lord, you are just nothing but BS 24/7.

wise_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:28 PM

Will Simon have to drink Pepsi instead of Coke?

JiangxiDad on August 22, 2008 at 5:29 PM

Ours is…gorgeous.

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 5:29 PM

DRJ’s observation at Patterico is apt, though the comment from PC14 that the DNC has captured the American Idol vibe should give Team McCain another readymade ad.

Karl on August 22, 2008 at 5:29 PM

Ours is…gorgeous.

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 5:29 PM

It’s also not a photograph.

Big S on August 22, 2008 at 5:30 PM

It’s a bit busy and chaotic.

lorien1973 on August 22, 2008 at 5:30 PM

Actually, this is perfect. They should parade Biden, Hillary, Edwards, Bayr, et al, on stage, then have Obama say while opening the envelope , “The votes are in… Your next Democratic Vice President candidate is…….”

AverageJoe on August 22, 2008 at 5:30 PM

I actually think it’s pretty hip stage setting. The entire effects is of a flag waving IMHO; a bit abstract but well done.

Hard to tell the colors as reproduced on my laptop.

mylegsareswollen on August 22, 2008 at 5:31 PM

Where do Randy, Paula, and Simon sit?

MayBee wins the thread.

The Monster on August 22, 2008 at 5:31 PM

I see MayBee also got the AI thing while I was getting the Patterico link. Great minds.

Karl on August 22, 2008 at 5:31 PM

DRJ’s observation at Patterico is apt, though the comment from PC14 that the DNC has captured the American Idol vibe should give Team McCain another readymade ad.
Karl on August 22, 2008 at 5:29 PM

It’s too bad that McCain’s people decided to use Paris and Britney when they should have superimposed Obama on the stage of American Idol. Maybe couldn’t because of copyright issues.

But that image would have been so much better than the ‘celebrity’ ad backlash.

wise_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:32 PM

I’ll question their patriotism. I fully believe that in elite Democrat circles they view themselves as global, rather than American, citizens and only put on the trappings of patriotism for the mob they rule over. True patriots don’t support the UN and don’t try to trump US law with international law. Teh Dems are NOT patriots.

DerKrieger on August 22, 2008 at 5:24 PM

I can’t remember what the article was, but it was a woman saying that liberalism is inherently unpatriotic. Patriotism isn’t something that lends itself well to the idiotic theory that you should be trying to solve all of the world’s ills. The ideology doesn’t allow for the statement, “My country: right or wrong.”

jimmy the notable on August 22, 2008 at 5:32 PM

Good Lord, you are just nothing but BS 24/7.

wisetaptap_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:28 PM

Good Lord, you are just nothing but clueless 24/7/365.

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

it’s the LED lighing, It’s tough to get a deep blue without it turning slightly purple…

assmasterflash on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

It looks faaaaaaaaaabulous

Harpoon on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

Is Ryan Seacrest hosting?

JC in CA on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

There was a lot written about this a long time ago, maybe 1988. You’d think after the flak they took then they would’ve stuck with the actual colors.

BuzzCrutcher on August 22, 2008 at 5:34 PM

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

No one, except you, it would seem, is accusing them of being unpatriotic traitors. Your BS is absolutely boundless.

wise_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:35 PM

Cant wait to see the balloon colors.

They are going to drop ballons…. right? Oh please tell me they are dropping balloons. Not dropping balloons would be soooo… unpatriotic.

AverageJoe on August 22, 2008 at 5:36 PM

In case it hasn’t been pointed out, I notice that the colors DO match the colors on the Obama presidential logo…

Skywise on August 22, 2008 at 5:36 PM

Reminds me of the midway at the fair where all of the side shows were hawking the two headed goat,the fire eater, the fat lady and the tatooed man.

Pat in NC on August 22, 2008 at 5:38 PM

I can’t remember what the article was, but it was a woman saying that liberalism is inherently unpatriotic. The ideology doesn’t allow for the statement, “My country: right or wrong.”

jimmy the notable on August 22, 2008 at 5:32 PM

Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
- Mark Twain

We teach them to take their patriotism at second-hand; to shout with the largest crowd without examining into the right or wrong of the matter, exactly as boys under monarchies are taught and have always been taught. We teach them to regard as traitors, and hold in aversion and contempt, such as do not shout with the crowd, and so here in our democracy we are cheering a thing which of all things is most foreign to it and out of place, the delivery of our political conscience into somebody else’s keeping. This is patriotism on the Russian plan.
- Mark Twain

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:38 PM

Wow… that DNC stage looks like disco’s not dead after all.

Maxx on August 22, 2008 at 5:39 PM

Looks to me like those DNC digital screen colors will run as soon as Russia or fill in the blank does anything…

As for the RNC… Those pixel colors don’t run…

Y314K on August 22, 2008 at 5:39 PM

MM:

One last tidbit:

Every person inside the Pepsi Center has to have a badge with a bar code. You scan it to get in and out.

One of the few instances where the Dems believe in, and practice, tough border enforcement.

Ha ha

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 5:39 PM

Just so it’s not green.

Well, except for the Islam-deserves-special-rights part.

And the environmentalism-trumps-capitalism part.

And the our-candidate-doesn’t-need-experience part.

But otherwise, no green!

raybury on August 22, 2008 at 5:40 PM

Those busy shapes are projected onto those props. These are motion elements that are controlled from a booth, designed in advance to boost the desired mood for the moment.

It smacks of Hollywood– it’s too trendy and “Coastal.” It will lose them the election.

Seriously.

leftnomore on August 22, 2008 at 5:40 PM

It’s also not a photograph.

Big S on August 22, 2008 at 5:30 PM

Really?

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 5:41 PM

It’s almost as if the Democrats wanted to distract viewers ….

Heh.

Anybody else notice the weird tentacle-like things overhead? This thing is designed to engulf you.

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 5:45 PM

Hey … Wait a Sec…

Wheres the curtain… you know… the one Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs hides behind? (yep, the Wiz’s real name… LOL).

Because the O(z) will be on stage….

Romeo13 on August 22, 2008 at 5:45 PM

I dunno…I think it’s a pretty strong design. I rather like it.

As for being “loud” and “busy” – have you taken a close look at typical cable news graphics? I love FNC and watch it often…but their graphics are some of the busiest I’ve seen.

There’s enough substantive stuff to criticize the dems about…to me it sounds a bit Obamaish (whiney) to mock their design. It’s the foreground that seems the most garish to me.

pjaromin on August 22, 2008 at 5:45 PM

Is it just me, or does the giant “C” on the end of “DNC” seem to have a star in the opening, making it look a little bit too much like an Islamic Crescent?

Just saying. I’ll now get called a Truther by half the readers.

Gregor on August 22, 2008 at 5:46 PM

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

No one, except you, it would seem, is accusing them of being unpatriotic traitors. Your BS is absolutely boundless.

wise taptap_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:35 PM

The two major political parties spend years and millions of dollars to project images of unity, purpose, and especially patriotism The main motif for the event is the American flag, and the color scheme is Red, White, and Blue.

Well, usually … except when it’s Magenta, Cream, and Cerulean.

You see but you do not observe. You hear but you do not listen.

Your cluelessness is absolutely boundless.

Only two things are infinite, the universe and “”wise_man’s” cluelessness, and I’m not sure about the former.
- Albert Einstein

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:47 PM

Hey… Mockery is the best form of … um…mockery

AverageJoe on August 22, 2008 at 5:48 PM

Hmmm, I wonder if the GOP conventions seats will be blue (think Union Jack)

Nurgle on August 22, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Really?

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 5:41 PM

Yes, it’s really not a photograph. Being printed in the New York Times online does not change this fact.

I’m a professional photographer and I photograph events all the time. If I had to compare one of my photos to a digital mock up of a stage, I’d have a seriously hard time matching the cleanliness of the colors.

When you shoot a real, live, mutli-colored light-lit stage, the colors can easily wash into each other, whereas in an image created in InDesign or another program there isn’t that problem.

larkydozer on August 22, 2008 at 5:50 PM

It is all to disguise the Mother Ship.

coldwarrior on August 22, 2008 at 5:51 PM

Yes, it’s really not a photograph. Being printed in the New York Times online does not change this fact.

larkydozer on August 22, 2008 at 5:50 PM

Well, then you’re accusing the New York Times of lying on the caption then?

Oh wait. They do that all the time, don’t they?

Gregor on August 22, 2008 at 5:53 PM

It’s befitting for a Rock Star.

Besides, I heard if a Democrat ever comes within close proximity to an actual flag they turn into dust.

fogw on August 22, 2008 at 5:53 PM

Maybe a zillion Pepsi cans blew up in there.

EJDolbow on August 22, 2008 at 5:54 PM

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:47 PM

You’re going to keep this up, aren’t you? Such a one trick pony, doing this repeatedly.

Anyway, It really is a great game show set they have there.

wise_man on August 22, 2008 at 5:54 PM

It looks faaaaaaaaaabulous

Harpoon on August 22, 2008 at 5:33 PM

Heh

Beto Ochoa on August 22, 2008 at 5:54 PM

Annnnnd heeeeeeere’s WINK MARTINDALE!

Enoxo on August 22, 2008 at 5:56 PM

the Democrats theme looks like upside down flag.. look at the center “mast” with the DNC Logo on it.. that looks like the flag where the stars are and the stripes are the at the top.. the stars are pointed toward the ground..

Chakra Hammer on August 22, 2008 at 5:56 PM

Well, then you’re accusing the New York Times of lying on the caption then?

Oh wait. They do that all the time, don’t they?

Gregor on August 22, 2008 at 5:53 PM

It’s not a big deal, really. They probably asked the parties for images of their stage setups, and the Republicans probably sent a digital one (looks like it was made in ray-tracing software) instead of a real photo. Remember, there’s quite a bit of time left until the Republican convention, and the floor is probably not even ready yet.

Big S on August 22, 2008 at 5:57 PM

Well, then you’re accusing the New York Times of lying on the caption then?

Oh wait. They do that all the time, don’t they?

Gregor on August 22, 2008 at 5:53 PM

That they do, Gregor, but they don’t make the claim it’s a photograph. ‘Twas “RushBaby” who believes it to be one.

Simply look at the fake circular highlight to the left of the frame.

larkydozer on August 22, 2008 at 5:57 PM

Democrats stage.. ALL Show.. No GO..

Chakra Hammer on August 22, 2008 at 5:57 PM

I was about ready to tell you to that you should chill with this, until I saw the contrast with the GOP set. There is nothing particularly wrong with the DNC set, but they are making a big mistake with the hubris thing.

DaveS on August 22, 2008 at 6:00 PM

It looks a lot cooler if your stoned.

Wooderson: Say, man, you got a joint?
Mitch: No, not on me, man.
Wooderson: It’d be a lot cooler if you diid.

Beto Ochoa on August 22, 2008 at 6:02 PM

That they do, Gregor, but they don’t make the claim it’s a photograph. ‘Twas “RushBaby” who believes it to be one.

larkydozer on August 22, 2008 at 5:57 PM

Uh … yes, they do. Look again.

Exact quote (emphasis mine):

“(Photos: Democratic National Committee, Republican National Committee)”

Gregor on August 22, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Maybe it’s a girl thing, but I immediately saw purple mountain majesties above the fruited plain. *shrug*

Tanya on August 22, 2008 at 6:05 PM

Everyone here knows I truly detest the traitors leftists democrats, but I think this is much a fair amount of ado about very little.

urbancenturion on August 22, 2008 at 6:05 PM

Exact quote (emphasis mine):

“(Photos: Democratic National Committee, Republican National Committee)”

Gregor on August 22, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Thanks. That’s exactly what I meant.

It’s not a big deal, really.

Big S on August 22, 2008 at 5:57 PM

I agree.

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 6:14 PM

Is that the DNC or the Grammys?

Ortzinator on August 22, 2008 at 6:16 PM

Reminds me of the Alicia Keys concert I went to a few months back. It was nice, but like, for a concert. I thought… Wait, I guess Obama is a rock star. Never mind.

Seixon on August 22, 2008 at 6:18 PM

These are the colors of the new flag that will be rolled out after the Inauguration. They already test-drove the light blue with the faux presidential seal.

I mean, Barack is just too sophisticated to stay with that tacky, garish, red white and blue thingy.

rockmom on August 22, 2008 at 6:19 PM

This is what Freud called the narcissism of small differences.

MB4 on August 22, 2008 at 5:27 PM

Magenta is to red as arugula is to lettuce.

In other words, “too cool for you, fool!”

surrounded on August 22, 2008 at 6:20 PM

We’re not honestly doing a post about colors used in convention decorations are we? The dem’s decorations are slick, modern, and professional to my eyes. Of course I realize it’s not to everyone’s taste, but please … could we be try to stick to criticisms that don’t make conservatives look ridiculous?

Schoolyard crap Ed. You’re better than that.

TheUnrepentantGeek on August 22, 2008 at 6:23 PM

“In terms of symbolic power and resonance, the GOP has clearly remained with tradition, opting for strong, authentic colors…”

It’s almost as if the Republicans want to distract their viewers with our great flag; from all their unfortunate follies of despicable, unnecessary, foreign war … but especially with respect to their domestic misnamed Patriot Act and continued Presidential findings both covert and overt where they have mightily eroded our precious, hard won, individual freedoms.

For shame, for sure.

J_Gocht on August 22, 2008 at 6:24 PM

Where’s the Nazi Victory Column going to go?

Cicero43 on August 22, 2008 at 6:26 PM

“Cerulean”? Isn’t that a planet on Star Trek? Ed, did you know that word, or did the DNC put that in their PR crap?

ParisParamus on August 22, 2008 at 6:27 PM

It looks like an Academy Award show — loud, ugly, and misshapen.

Like Hollywood.

The only thing missing is Rob Lowe and Snow White.

The Ugly American on August 22, 2008 at 6:28 PM

it looks a lot cooler if your stoned.

Wooderson: Say, man, you got a joint?
Mitch: No, not on me, man.
Wooderson: It’d be a lot cooler if you diid.

Beto Ochoa on August 22, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Maybe it would look cooler if you were trippin’ maybe the DNC will be passing out doses or maybe they already did, maybe the tickets were dipped in acid and you just need to lick them.

Chakra Hammer on August 22, 2008 at 6:29 PM

It’s almost as if the Republicans want to distract their viewers with our great flag; from all their unfortunate follies of despicable, unnecessary, foreign war … but especially with respect to their domestic misnamed Patriot Act and continued Presidential findings both covert and overt where they have mightily eroded our precious, hard won, individual freedoms.

For shame, for sure.

J_Gocht on August 22, 2008 at 6:24 PM

Did you actually manage to type that with a straight face?

TheUnrepentantGeek on August 22, 2008 at 6:29 PM

For shame, for sure.

J_Gocht on August 22, 2008 at 6:24 PM

Oh yeah? I wonder what colors and symbols Luap Nor would have used of he had won the nomination. LOL.

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 6:31 PM

Wooderson: Say, man, you got a joint?
Mitch: No, not on me, man.
Wooderson: It’d be a lot cooler if you diid.

Beto Ochoa on August 22, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Maybe it would look cooler if you were trippin’ maybe the DNC will be passing out doses or maybe they already did, maybe the tickets were dipped in acid and you just need to lick them.

Chakra Hammer on August 22, 2008 at 6:29 PM

Hey don’t laugh! I heard the Denver police have been “asked” to stop enforcing marijuana laws during the convention!

RushBaby on August 22, 2008 at 6:32 PM

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