Ari Melber (The Nation), with video (03:17):
Sometimes tailgating is even better than the game. The Democratic National Convention starts Monday, but thousands of delegates, activists, operatives, protesters and members of the media have already flooded Denver.Howie P.S. If you can see where the Washington state delegation is seated, by looking at that map, you've got way better eyesight than me.
Also, even though Obama will never enter Pepsi Center this week, security is extremely tight. Ken Salazar, Colorado's junior U.S. Senator, was prevented from entering the hall by the Secret Service for several minutes on Sunday, apparently because there was a question about whether he had the proper credential to enter for a TV interview.