Posted by mike on August 28, 2004 at 23:51:12:
In Reply to: RE: Political Question posted by TJ on August 28, 2004 at 17:07:20:
the republican convention is a huge event, which requires a lot of services. hotel rooms, restaurants, transportation, police protection, security. considering the tremendous number of protests happening simultaneously, most every other city in the country would be ill-equipped to handle this kind of barrage on the city's infrastructure for a full week.
but new york has the facilities and the capability to deal with this kind of thing, being the behemoth that it is.
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