DNC’s Downpour, Lousy Logistics: ‘Worst I’ve Ever Seen’

By Mark Joyella Comment

The Democratic National Convention has only just begun, but for members of the media working in Philadelphia, the DNC is a logistical nightmare. New York Times op-ed columnist Andrew Rosenthal said compared to other conventions “this is the worst I’ve ever seen.”

The complaints include sites that are too far from each other, lousy wi-fi, and air conditioning that doesn’t seem to be working. And tonight, with thunderstorms drenching the city, the problems have only gotten worse:

As the storm rolled in, Fusion journalist Tim Pool was one of the people forced to evacuate a media press tent: