Other interesting stories in the Washington Post.
“I’m just waiting around.”
— Dennis King, a California accountant who paid his own way to Tampa to vouch for the character and charm of his old pal Mitt Romney, a fellow Mormon missionary – only to find that he can’t find reporters willing to listen to him. (And forget about getting into the parties.) But he bent our colleague Jason Horowitz’s ear: A Romney cheerleader on a lonely mission at RNC.
Also, those who experienced the Purple Tunnel of Doom at the 2009 Inauguration in Washington may suffer some bad flashbacks upon reading Laura Vozzella’s story about the harrowing shuttle rides after last night’s convention session.
Closer to home: The Redskins cut Chris Cooley, and the fans bleed, says Mike Wise. . . . Marion Barry’s reality TV producers get a sweet city grant. . . John Kelly explores the lives of Beatles tribute bands.