Republican National Convention 2012 Tampa Day One: The Protesters

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Marco Kornfeld
A small group of protesters convened near the Tampa Bay Times Forum on the first day of the Republican National Convention with little harassment from local law enforcement. With Tropical Storm Isaac just off the coast of Florida, the convention played it safe and cut the first day short. This, along with the threat of rain, might have kept some demonstrators away. Tomorrow, the crowds are expected to be larger.

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