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November 7, 2012

One Pic That Makes a Lot More Sense After Tuesday

Ben Lowy RNC demographics Yes, we posted this photo back in August. Ben Lowy snapped it for the New Yorker’s Republican Convention Instagram feed.  Just like any number of other photos from the convention and the campaign however, we can appreciate it in a whole new light from the other side.  Turns out Lindsey Graham was right about the “angry white guy” shortage. (photo: Ben Lowy/@newyorkermag. caption: Tampa, FL | August 30, 2012 RNC delegates recite the Pledge of Allegiance on the final night of the 2012 Republican National Convention.)

  • David

    In a way, they look like they are preparing to face their executioner. In a way, this is what happened in the election – the political execution of a brand of conservatism. On some level, I’m sure they knew it was coming.

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