At the time, if you told people in Charlottesville that hundreds of angry white supremacists and neo-nazis would rally in a park just steps away from the theater the following summer, they’d have thought you were crazy.
Read more Why Charlottesville? How a Facebook comment, an unknown blogger, and some old tweets inflamed a debate about race and monuments
By David McNair The first thing I saw when I approached the Unite the Right rally on Saturday, August 12 here in Charlottesville was a guy across from Market Street Market selling bottled water for $2 out of his car, saying, “I figured I had to make the most of it.” The next thing I…
Read more From Comedy to Tragedy: what I saw at the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville
This Vice report pretty much tells you all you need to know about what happened in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017.
Read more Nazis invade Charlottesvillle, DTM
Priceless segment on the Daily Show about the gubernatorial race between Cuccinelli and Mcauliffe, featuring our own Larry Sabato and folks on the DTM. Sabato calls the two candidates “some of the worst I’ve ever seen,” and reveals that one voter he talked to compared them to a choice between “cancer and a heart attack.”…
Read more Pond Scum or Dog Poop? Daily Show segment visits the DTM
The Hook — At an event that was a political rally and a concert, rock superstar Bruce Springsteen fired up the mostly pro-Obama crowd with acoustic versions of “No Surrender,” “The Promised Land,” a funny Obama campaign song he wrote, “We Take Care of Our Own,” and “Thunder Road.” Democratic candidate for senate Tim Kaine…
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Admission is free, but you’ll need a ticket. You can get them at the Charlottesville and Albemarle, and Palmyra OFA field offices and at 1325 West Main, on the Corner. Charlottesville will shut school down mid-day, and Albemarle Countyis saying that it will close some schools early Wednesday to beat the presidential traffic. Expect some…
Read more Stuff to know about Obama visit
Looks like UVA turned President Obama away, so he’ll now be at the Pavilion on the DTM on Wednesday, August 29. Gates open at 1pm.
Read more UVA says no to Obama, Pavilion visit planned