Storm puts a damper on RNC protesters

What was planned as a 5,000-strong march on the convention hall attracted only about 300 die-hards


By Richard Wolf
USA Today

TAMPA — A protest against the Republican National Convention largely fizzled in a drizzle Monday because of a threatened hurricane that never materialized.

What was planned as a 5,000-strong march on the convention hall attracted only about 300 die-hards as busloads of others decided not to make the trip.

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