Comments: Obama To Give Speech In "Ancient Greek Temple" Replica?

He runs the risk of having his coronation compared to the Chicom's Olympics.

Posted by the gripping hand at August 27, 2008 08:43 AM

This isn't going to play well in Peoria.

Posted by rbj at August 27, 2008 08:44 AM

Funny. The first thing that popped into my mind when I read this story was the Stonehendge-Spinal Tap fiasco.

Posted by jen at August 27, 2008 10:17 AM

wow. i may actually watch some of that.

Posted by tdp at August 27, 2008 11:17 AM

Greek setting: Symbolic of the founding of Democracy. That's all there is to it people.

Posted by Membery at August 27, 2008 03:29 PM

I think they should go whole hog. Surround the stadium with large spotlights. Pointed straight up. Create the effect of a "Cathedral of Ice". Oops! Done before....by Heir Speer... at Nuernburg.
Damn!!!!

Posted by Tbird at August 27, 2008 04:45 PM

Just finished watching. It looks more like the Reichstagg than the Parthenon.

Posted by AKL at August 28, 2008 10:04 PM