* Fake/'alternative' news outlets descend on the convention, both Jon Stewart and Mick Foley.
* BBC presents quotes from the first day of the Democratic Convention, and a scary-ass picture of Jimmy Carter.
* DC Democrats throw their own Boston Tea Party to bring attention back to the fight for DC rights. (Courtesy marag.)
* History lesson: looking at the old platforms of the Republicans and Democrats.
* BBC profile of the Democratic party.