Where is everyone?
Posted at 7:56 AM on September 1, 2008
by Bob Collins
Filed under: The political conventions
The local coffee shop in St. Paul is singing a familiar refrain. It opened early on Monday -- 5 a.m. -- to serve the hordes of delegates and media we've been hearing about for the last two years.
On the other side of the river, hours earlier, there were plenty of customers. Wrong city. Wrong hour. Wrong drink.
(h/t: Tom Weber)
As usual, downtown St. Paul has a sleepiness that even caffeine cannot remedy.