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Dan Savage's San Diego Diary: Bored Stiff at the 1996 Republican National Convention

by Dan Savage “Maybe the convention won’t be a complete bust,” I thought to myself. “Maybe someone will get killed.” THE STRANGER Originally Published in The Stranger on August 22, 1996 Saturday, August 10 Bob Dole is in big trouble. This wholly unoriginal observation comes to me on my flight to San Diego via Reno, Nevada, "Home of America's Most Depressing Airport." Two little old ladies, identical twin sisters as it turns out, sit next to me on the plane.
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