Cleveland is at max capacity for political junkies and the media geeks who cover it for the masses.

The locals have essentially given up the streets to the invading hordes that will storm the convention this week. The television media has set up their studios around the Cleveland's Downtown Streets while journalists hungrily cover the street personalities who seek attention with their political agenda. Store fronts now bare the logos of media corporations. There is the “CNN Grill” along with the Washington Post and Bloomberg' logos adorning other restaurant windows.

The massive police presence is something that can't be missed. Officers in regular uniforms patrol with those in riot gear and paramilitary garb who carry automatic weapons.

Then there is the selling. There are street vendors en mass selling Trump memorabilia from funny bobble heads to offensive anti-Hillary wears for the hardcore.

-Frank Maradiaga

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