Thursday, August 28, 2008

Stage Set for Barack Obama, Greek Columns and All

Denver's Invesco Field: Courtesy of Premiere Sports Travel

Charles Krauthammer at Wapo provides a detailed description of the stage on which Obama is expected to appear this evening:

“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.”

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