Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Greek temple? .... naw ... Stonehenge

YMBFKM. When I read this -- I thought it had to be an Onionish spoof.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama's big speech on Thursday night will be delivered from an elaborate columned stage resembling a miniature Greek temple.

The stage, similar to structures used for rock concerts, has been set up at the 50-yard-line, the midpoint of Invesco Field, the stadium where the Denver Broncos' National Football League team plays.

Some 80,000 supporters will see Obama appear from between plywood columns painted off-white, reminiscent of Washington's Capitol building or even the White House, to accept the party's nomination for president.

He will stride out to a raised platform to a podium that can be raised from beneath the floor...

Once Obama speaks, confetti will rain down on him and fireworks will be fired off from locations around the stadium wall.
All I could think of was that it would most likely come off like the below.

UPDATE and Bump: Here it is folks, via Drudge - The Obamathenon!!

UPDATE II: Electric Boogaloo - from SeeSwann with the inside look. Go to about the 3:50 point. Powerline is on the hunt. This is fun.

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