Washington, D.C.(Steveyoungonpolitics.com) - In a break with tradition, and in an attempt to counter Barack Obama’s announcement to accept the Democratic presidential nomination at Denver’s 76,000 seat Invesco Field at Mile High, John McCain will accept the Republican presidential nomination on the Robert Street Bridge, a reinforced concrete multiple-arch bridge that spans the Mississippi River in Minneapolis-St Paul instead of the Xcel Energy Center, site of the party’s national convention.
Site of McCain’s acceptance Speech
“For us to be able to do it on the Robert Street Bridge is an opportunity for thousands of people who would have sat through three excruciatingly painful days, only to find out that John McCain was actually going to be their candidate, to make an important choice,” said Republican National Committee Chairman, Mike Duncan. “Either work faithfully for the next sixty days in a hopeless effort to talk the electorate into voting for four more years of Republican leadership (sic), or READ THE REST OF THE STORY.
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