It's being reported that over three thousand peace officers will be required to cover the GOP Convention this year in St. Paul, and that the overall bill for convention security will come to about fifty million dollars, or about $25,000 per delegate, if I remember correctly the number of delegates that will be attending.
Now as one who has attended his share of GOP events, let me assure you that this isn't an ordinary expenditure for Republicans, but rather the kind of thing that you need to do when you have thousands of people who think that it is somehow their right to disrupt meetings held by those with whom they disagree.
Even worse, these protesters generally advocate a form of government in which those who protest were thrown into the gulags without trial. You would think that they'd catch on to this, but evidently not.
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