We can only hope the Tent Staters recycle their signs.
We can only hope the Tent Staters recycle their signs.

We can only hope the Tent Staters recycle their signs.

At the DNC, Raging Against the Machine looks more boring than expected

After checking out a cruiser from the overly friendly folks at Freewheelin -- the nonprofit that's lending free bikes to convention folks all week -- I pedaled up to Cuernavaca Park today, to audit the day's course at so-called Tent State University.

I think I picked the wrong day to go.

Here was the line of people registering for tickets to Rage Against the Machine's free show on Wednesday:

At the DNC, Raging Against the Machine looks more boring than expected

And here were the people actually listening to the speaker of the moment:

At the DNC, Raging Against the Machine looks more boring than expected

You had to wonder if they'd seen this sign, about thirty yards in front of them:

At the DNC, Raging Against the Machine looks more boring than expected

He was a fairly impassioned speaker, this dude, but he couldn't garner so much as a moan from the folks in line, who looked like bored high-school history students. I guess they're saving their rage for Wednesday. --Joe Tone

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