This past weekend I was working at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The NCLR is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. Set up in the booth directly across from ours was U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. Over the two days I saw exactly 1 person give them a visit! Make your own joke from that.
Speaking of protection, security was extremely lax. Obama and Hillary Clinton were speaking at the event (didn’t see Bill around). At one point I walked right up to the back of the stage Obama was on without anyone harassing me. Later I saw a ‘Barack the vote’ banner that made me chuckle. I’m amazed how many people think he has any chance of winning.