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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

This Is Laura

Posted by on Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 3:07 PM

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Laura has been out all day today and yesterday on the main drag through downtown Tampa to the convention with some anti-Republican signs. She's a Tampa native, and she's here on her own, not as part of any political action group. How has the response been? "The majority have been positive." And the negatives? "Some thumbs down, a few birds."

Laura wants everyone to know that not all of Tampa is okay with the Republican platform. She says it's traditionally been a liberal city, and that it's only been more conservative in the last few years as Florida has gone conservative. "I hope to be here tomorrow, too," she says. You can see the other side of her sign after the jump. (Please note that the cops in the background are not related to Laura's signs. Sometimes, it's hard to take a picture in Tampa this week without getting a cop in the background. It's like photobombing martial law out here.)

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rob! 1
♥ to Laura from the dusty hinterlands of the western U.S. Thanks for being there.
Posted by rob! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZBdUceCL5U on August 29, 2012 at 3:34 PM · Report this
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if she wants to talk to voters and make an even bigger difference in this election, she can sign up here. http://www.workersvoice.org/
Posted by z(oo)mm on August 29, 2012 at 3:37 PM · Report this
dnt trust me 3
I love the look and sound of 'xenophobia'. And to tell the truth, I don't think it's that bad. I fear a lot of stuff. Anyway it's bad, rotten, naive, sad, etc etc. Still, that x, that z sound. Turns me on. Dork Alert!
Posted by dnt trust me on August 29, 2012 at 3:42 PM · Report this
Soupytwist 4
Laura is a True American Patriot!
Posted by Soupytwist http://twitter.com/katherinesmith on August 29, 2012 at 3:42 PM · Report this
seatackled 5
With the news breaking today that Romney was at a party on a Cayman Islands-flagged yacht, I'd like to see a lot of Cayman Islands flags waving in Tampa in the next day and a half.

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/romney-par…
Posted by seatackled on August 29, 2012 at 3:50 PM · Report this
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Aren't the Cayman Islands another place billionaires like Rmoney like to hide their cash to avoid paying taxes?
Posted by Senor Guy on August 29, 2012 at 5:42 PM · Report this
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Laura doesn't work.

Laura doesn't pay any Federal Income Taxes.

Laura is a Democrap.
Posted by PUGMAN on August 29, 2012 at 5:48 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 8
Miami is fairly liberal while Jacksonville is pretty thoroughly conservative.

That's the thing about Florida: The further North you go, the further South you go.
Posted by Urgutha Forka on August 29, 2012 at 6:59 PM · Report this
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Go, Laura!

And Paul, I'm so frustrated that no one other than TPM is covering the "feed the animals" story. CNN is sweeping it under the rug and everyone else is ignoring that it exists. It's gotten to be where the media reaction is the bigger story. What does it take?
Posted by floater on August 29, 2012 at 7:19 PM · Report this
seatackled 10
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Yes, that seems to be where Romney hides a lot of his wealth.
Posted by seatackled on August 29, 2012 at 10:56 PM · Report this
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Hang in there Laura. Thank you for being in there for me, also. Love you, sweetHeart.
Posted by Gonesouth on August 30, 2012 at 9:59 AM · Report this

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