Pictures of Charlotte During the Democratic Occupation: Part Two

Pictures of Charlotte During the Democratic Occupation: Part Two

Pictures of Charlotte During the Democratic Occupation: Part Two

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Sept. 7 2012 3:26 PM

Pictures of Charlotte During the Democratic Occupation: Part Two

And we continue.

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Chris Faraone models the painting "Freedom Riders," which portrays Barack and Michelle Obama leading a team of 13 horse-riding black people -- Nelson Mandela, Bob Marley, Tupac Shakur, Huey Newton, etc. My own copy of this was lost somewhere on the way to the airport.

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The CNN Grill and its brews, which are mysteriously NOT called Wolf Blitzed-ers.

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Selling historic newspaper front pages outside the Charlotte Convention Center. "Obama wins" covers are pretty much gone, but some inauguration specials remain.

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Out of place at the DNC street fair.

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Black history buttons from the street fair. (I was tempted to get the Stokley Carmichael.)

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Unofficial "official" posters.

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For election night.

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.