In 1976, Kansas City hosted the Republican National Convention. Political conventions are tedious, vulgar, ridiculous and fascinating, sometimes all at once.
In 1976, Kansas City hosted the Republican National Convention. Political conventions are tedious, vulgar, ridiculous and fascinating, sometimes all at once. File photo The Kansas City Star
In 1976, Kansas City hosted the Republican National Convention. Political conventions are tedious, vulgar, ridiculous and fascinating, sometimes all at once. File photo The Kansas City Star

Political conventions are vulgar, stupid, boring — and fascinating

July 18, 2016 9:00 AM