Wednesday, August 27, 2008

You can't make this stuff up....

* This is the actual stage via Drudge. Good grief.

Remember when I said that I expected Obama to rise from the under the floor into a cloud of smoke backlit with "Journey" playing in the background?

Well, I wasn't far off:

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.

via NRO

**Had to add the photo above because it's so perfect. From Political Inquirer.