Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Civil War II?

While getting my daily fix at Daily Kos, I found a diary by Don Overwith which linked to this photo from the front page of The Portland Tribune:

The caption under the photo reads "An unidentified supporter of President Bush tries to silence protester Kendra Lloyd-Knox (right) outside Southridge High School in Beaverton. Elsewhere in Portland, supporters of Democratic candidate Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., rallied on the waterfront."

Also, check out Anna's diary at Daily Kos for a list of bloggers that will be blogging the convention from the Douglas Fairbanks Theater, just northwest of Madison Square Garden: RNC Street Bloggers hosted by The Tank

Although I live in Brooklyn, I might pop in to meet some fellow bloggers in the flesh and laptops. Some of the cooler bloggers going are Madeline Kane, a hysterical satirist that I share links with; Naomi Seligman of the absolutely essential Media Matters for America, a media watchdog site that I frequently post on; and the equally enlightening Matthew Yglesias. Not that the rest aren't cool: Jerome Armstrong of; Jeralyn Merritt of; Mark Sundeen of; Markos Moulitsas & Theoria of; Theoria of; Christian of edgewise; Adam Mordecai of change for america; Shankar Duraiswamy of three guys; Matt Stoller of; Jesse Taylor and Ezra Klein of; Adam Wodon of; anna of annatopia and majority report radio; Zachary Roth and Liz Cox Barrett of; Jake Parrillo of JoinCrossBlog; Christopher Rabb of Afro-Netizen; Zoe VanderWolk of Greenpass; Daniel Stein of; Mike Borrelli of Polipop; and Ollie B of Wild Democracy Ride. Wow...what a lineup!

There's also a free photo blog for the convention at RNC Moblog, which will probably feature pictures less benign than the Portland one.


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