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Town Square

Convention was 'magical,' say local reps

Original post made on Sep 5, 2008

Having recently returned from his third Democratic National Convention, Los Altos resident Jim Thurber said no other political event could ever compare to the week he spent in Denver.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, September 5, 2008, 10:29 AM

Comments

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 5, 2008 at 4:50 pm

I wonder if the Voice will publish a similar, glowing article about the Republican convention.


Posted by Ned, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 6, 2008 at 1:18 pm

Of course it won't. McCain/Palin for President!


Posted by Don Frances, Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 6, 2008 at 4:56 pm

Don Frances is a registered user.

It's already in the works, you know-it-alls.


Posted by eric, a resident of another community
on Sep 6, 2008 at 8:01 pm

Why is it that its always Republicans whining about everything? Man up.


Posted by Ned, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 11, 2008 at 7:57 pm

No coverage of the Republican Convention this week... . Just a predictable editorial.


Posted by eric, a resident of another community
on Sep 11, 2008 at 11:44 pm

Thanks for proving my point


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 12, 2008 at 11:19 pm

Don -- all those years of journalism school and this is what you have become.


Posted by Don Frances, Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 14, 2008 at 2:30 pm

Don Frances is a registered user.

USA,

No idea what that means. I never even went to journalism school.

You and "Ned" remind me of those two geezers on the Muppet Show who made dumb cracks from the rafters. They hated the show, but every week they were back for more. You hate the Voice - and yet you keep reading.

Come to think of it, at least those guys were funny. Also, they were brave enough to hold their opinions out in the open, instead of hiding behind anonymity.


Posted by Ned, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Sep 14, 2008 at 6:16 pm

The Muppet show was a great show to watch for comic relief. That's why I would watch it, and that's why I read the Voice. And as far as anonymity, how am I any different from eric above. My name is Ned, I live in Mountain View. Talk about a double standard.


Posted by Don Frances, Mountain View Voice Editor
on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:05 am

Don Frances is a registered user.

In that case, Ned, I'm glad you're enjoying the Voice. Thanks for reading.

Just to be clear: You and eric and USA and everybody else are welcome to leave comments under any identity you like, so long as the comments are not obscene or otherwise out of bounds. Also, obviously, you're allowed to hold any opinion you want to hold -- it's a free country. The Voice's editorial staff may support Obama in the coming race, but we will fight like demons to support your right to vote for, and advocate for, McCain.

And we appreciate your participation in Town Square (even though you said, on another comment thread, that you'd like to see the whole thing shut down).

I was only making a tongue-in-cheek observation that you're different in some ways from the Muppet Show hecklers.