A torrential downpour that struck Charlotte Saturday afternoon damaged the Mount Rushmore-style sand sculpture bust of President Obama — an ominous beginning to what many fear is a plagued convention.
Glenn Reynolds called it a METAPHOR ALERT.
But, the point remains, what purpose does it serve to have a giant sculpture of a president — or presidential candidate. Was there a giant Romney statue in Tampa? A giant George W. Bush statue in New York in 2004? Of the Gipper in Dallas in 1984?