From USA Today:
Tampa officials preparing to host next week's Republican National Convention say they've figured out how to make the massive police presence that will be on hand seem a little less intimidating: khaki uniforms... The messages of the protesters will probably be similar to those in past conventions. David S. Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California,  Irvine, said most protesters aren't challenging the Democratic or Republican parties, but the entire political system. So they decry the influence of money in politics, the country's financial system and the general disparity between rich and poor. "What's underneath them? Absolutely everything," said Meyer, author of The Politics of Protest: Social Movements in America.

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