In addition to their regular blogging, Tumblr convention correspondents are each writing a feature about the experience. Here’s Meg Lanker-Simons on attending the Republican National Convention last week.
Monday: Arriving in Wonderland
After cramming every passenger possible on board United Flight 741, departing Denver International Airport, the bored-looking flight crew began playing the instructional safety video. I settled in, hoping for an inflight nap. At the gate, I had quickly realized my plane might be carrying every single Republican National Convention attendee from the Rocky Mountain region, right down to the five elderly ladies in sequined, satin track suits in the requisite red, white, and blue. One of the women had even plastered on bright blue eye shadow and cherry red lipstick at the gate. “Because I’m American,” she explained to no one in particular.
Enjoy this Gonzo-ish summary of the RNC, kids! Please, share and feel free to provide feedback.