There are some fun things to see Uptown, that’s for sure. I tried to get to the outdoor studios, but the cops wouldn’t let me in without my credential, which the DNC denied everyone from CJ except for Don Carrington. (Long story.) I do have a 2008 DNC lanyard and a fake press badge, so maybe I can bluff myself in from this point forward.


The somewhat infamous sand sculpture of President Obama is, in actuality, an advertisement for Myrtle Beach tourism. Notice how Obama looks a lot like John McCain?


Geek time! Here’s the CNN Grill, about 6 a.m.


And the CNN Election Express bus.


The C-Span sign.


And just to show we’re fair and balanced, the MSNBC banners.