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September 1, 2008 4:18 PM

Dave Barry: Convention starts -- sort of

So far this feels like a funeral, only not as much fun. Political conventions are supposed to be celebrations, where you consume complimentary food and beverages and brag about how great your party is and note roughly 125 times per hour that your opponents are tapeworm slime. That's what the Democrats did in Denver, and it's what the Republicans planned to do here.

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