Should the federal government pay for security at Tampa's RNC Convention?

01/04/12 Seán Kinane
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We asked the question whether the federal government should pay for security at Tampa's RNC Convention?

Tampa City Council will accept $50 million in federal funds for RNC security Thursday.

One emailer thought that since cities compete for the convention because they think there will be an economic benefit, it's a good use of funds. Some callers countered that the party should pay for security. Many were also worried that the funds will be used for offensive tools, potentially ratcheting up tensions with protesters.

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