The first official day of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and the first work day of the week led to some interesting conversation on Twitter Tuesday.
Here are some of the best tweets we came across.
DNC, Day 1Alvin C. Jacobs Jr. (@acjphoto): I’m in (Uptown) Charlotte wearing more press lanyards than a concert roadie, in an impeccable suit and great shoes. Ready. #DNC2012
Shonta Smith (Iesha) (@ShontaSmith2011): Day 1 of driving into Uptown Charlotte for work. More security but less traffic. :-) This is going to be a great day #DNC2012
Mary Beth Schneider (@marybschneider): Remembering the DNC person who told me I would have no trouble parking! Ha!
Blair Phillips (@bpphotography): Think maybe I’ll go to Uptown Charlotte for dinner tonight... oh...wait #DNC2012 #crowded
Thoughts on CharlotteLaurie Brunner (@Twizznit): “It’s like it’s a real downtown.” - James Carville, describing some Democrats’ initial impression of Charlotte. #DNC2012
Olivier Knox, Yahoo! News White House correspondent (@OKnox): #OHatDNC “Charlotte: Come for the barbecue, stay ’cause you can’t leave.” #trafficjokes #DNC2012
Seen and heardBryan Li (@PiscesSushi): Jon Stewart had takeout from us tonight. My life is completed.
DNC humorIndecision (@indecision): Democrats and Bank of America actually have a lot in common. They both only contact me when they want money.
Bobby Black (@bobbyblack7): Dems: "We can't afford these failed policies of the past! And now, here's Jimmy Carter!"
Richard Lawson (@rilaws): MY NAME IS TED STRICKLAND AND SOMEONE JUST DISCHARGED A FIREARM NEAR MY EAR I APOLOGIZE FOR YELLING.
Andy Borowitz (@BorowitzReport): I worry that while all these folks are in Charlotte for the #DNC Paul Ryan will break into their homes and steal their benefits.