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Denver says no thanks to hosting
Democratic National Convention in 2020

CNBC, by Brian Schwartz

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 6/20/2018 8:15:37 PM

The Democratic National Committee can officially rule out hosting its convention in Denver. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that the city withdrew its bid to host the Democratic National Convention in 2020 because the date´s don´t work with the city´s schedule. Amber Miller, a Denver city spokeswoman, told the Post that the July 13-16 dates for the event coincide with prior plans. "There are major commitments that cannot be moved without significant impact," Miller said. Politico also reported Wednesday that Denver was one of four cities to make the cut — along with Houston, Miami Beach, Florida, and Milwaukee.

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Why not choose a Democrat stronghold - like Guatemala City?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: schnapps, 6/20/2018 8:23:04 PM     (No. 11670405)

I hear Tijuana is available.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: greggojo, 6/20/2018 8:34:20 PM     (No. 11670413)

Side Note: Restaurants´ staff members in city´s where previous conventions have been held report that Democrat politicos consistently stiff the wait staff or leave very meager tips whereas Republican customers are very generous. (Republicans also give much more to charity than Democrats.)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Uno, 6/20/2018 8:45:33 PM     (No. 11670422)

Caracas, Venezuela is more their speed!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: qwerty, 6/20/2018 8:53:25 PM     (No. 11670433)

I have no crystal ball to see into the future, but I think this was a wise move. I´m not sure what is actually on the schedule, but this is as good of a reason as any.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PAdiva, 6/20/2018 9:02:15 PM     (No. 11670440)

Flint Michigan

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Smart11344, 6/20/2018 9:15:32 PM     (No. 11670447)

Many cities are probably afraid of a rerun of Chicago 1968.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 6/20/2018 9:20:00 PM     (No. 11670453)

Dang, it would have been fun to watch the Rats try to put on a convention after they´d all been to the pot shops.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: john56, 6/20/2018 9:49:39 PM     (No. 11670463)

I guess the styrofoam pillars they used for Emperor Obama´s first coronation had crumbled into dust so Denver decided to say no.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nashville, 6/20/2018 10:03:29 PM     (No. 11670466)

Truth be told...
What city would want to be destroyed by the Democratic ‘base’...?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 6/20/2018 10:23:11 PM     (No. 11670471)

Chicago would be the logical choice, but they want to smoke weed in their meetings....so maybe Seattle. They can put the homeless population to work there as waiters and valet parking attendants. hahaha

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MoBeef4u, 6/20/2018 10:31:46 PM     (No. 11670475)

So Denver has prior plans like maybe washing its hair? Still probably a good idea.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Omen, 6/20/2018 10:48:28 PM     (No. 11670486)

What about San Fran?
That´s where their heart is.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Ribald1, 6/20/2018 11:14:00 PM     (No. 11670507)

Detroit is the perfect location.
All the hotels are empty, so lots of room for visitors.
Entire neighborhoods have been bulldozed, so lots of room for the protesters.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Howard Adams, 6/20/2018 11:28:38 PM     (No. 11670517)

The Heat Index in Houston in July is hellish!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: bobgray2, 6/21/2018 12:06:38 AM     (No. 11670549)

Smart move Denver. Has any Democrat National Convention not ended up costing the host city a small fortune? They never tip their wait staff, and it requires an army of people to clean up after them. Then there is the security costs that the dems never seem to pay for.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 6/21/2018 1:08:49 AM     (No. 11670575)

How about Mexico ? The Jebster can translate for them.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: lakerman1, 6/21/2018 5:18:13 AM     (No. 11670631)

#12, from recent articles about problems in SF, I would say ´that´s where their f@rt is´ would be more suitable.


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Reply 18 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 6/23/2018 10:07:57 PM     (No. 11673840)

"Ha-ha!" in my best Nelson Muntz imitation.

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