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:

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

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

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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