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Why Politicians Rely On Sports Arenas

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Why Politicians Rely On Sports Arenas

Why Politicians Rely On Sports Arenas

Why Politicians Rely On Sports Arenas

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The Democratic National Convention used a hockey arena and then a football stadium as a backdrop for presenting its message. Then when John McCain chose a running mate he visited a basketball arena and two minor league baseball parks. What not use a music venue? We examine what political arenas say about America.