Rick Perlstein in The Village Voice wonders, “if resistance against Bush actually plays into Bush’s hands, is it really resistance?” In Get Mad. Act Out. Re-Elect George Bush he notes than the parallels between Chicago 1968 and New York 2004 are striking.
New York Magazine’s Convention issue includes the story of a New York Magazine staffer who poses as a would-be booker to help Republican event coordinators line up some celebrity talent. Hilarity ensues…
MediaChannel.org and Media for Democracy present the “Unofficial Media Guide” – a resource for journalists seeking a detour from the tightly scripted rhetoric at Madison Square Garden. [Link]
Operation EXPOSE and DEPOSE – over 100 Axis of Eve members will perform perform a mass FLASH of protest panties. Wednesday, September 1st at 6pm at Robert F. Wagner Park, near the Battery Park Subway station. I might have to take a camera over and cover that event.