Anti-abortion protesters rallied outside the Pepsi Center yesterday, giving Denver just a taste of what's going to hit this town next August, when the Democratic National Convention convenes here.
The city got another preview earlier this month, when CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association) filled the Colorado Convention Center with over 30,000 consumer-electronic junkies.
"Is this the biggest convention to come to town?" one tourist asked a Denver Police Department officer overseeing the scene.
"Just wait until next year, and the Democratic National Convention," the cop replied.
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And then, in an aside to another cop, he added this: "That's going to be a real pain in the ass." --Patricia Calhoun