Just in case you guys missed these in the General Discussion forum:
Supposedly the University is spending 4 million for the honor of hosting the debates. Now I know where all the grant overhead is going ...
Banner on the Veale rec center:
Various lamp post banners:
Things were still pretty sparse on Friday:
This morning, all the the satellite trucks showed up:
It looks like the AIDS protestors also showed up as well. You can see CASE security laying down the hammer on them and making the relocate:
The ABC News Vote 2004 bus:
I went up to the Veale center parking deck, which overlooks the area. Alas, I couldn't find any sniper perches today:
Firing up the diesel generators:
Unfortunately, I could get no further without any credentials:
Here's a view of the media stage from the parking deck:
Closer view of the media stage:
More of the mdia stage:
Some of the local news trucks:
I must say that I was pretty surprised at the light turnout of organized protesting - I guess no one likes to come to Cleveland.
Walked by the media trucks again today.
The school had arranged a bunch of activities for us on one of the fields including the MSNBC Hardball with Chris Matthews show:
Projecting on the library:
Various crowd shots:
Watching the debates projected on a big screen - they set up a bunch of these all around campus:
You are awesome! Thanks for the pictures they are great!