"We went from host town to ghost town!"
-- Frieda Coviello of Mooresville
"There goes the post-DNC bounce we've all been waiting for."
-- Sergio Ciccone, Matthews
"Convention's over. Showdown's coming."
-- Bill McGloughlin, Charlotte
"You look like a very blue yellow dog Democrat."
-- Phil Clutts, Harrisburg
"I guess we're back to being a Republican town."
-- Guy M. Long III, New York, N.Y.
"I expected these DNC protests to be bigger."
-- Kevin Siers, Charlotte
Thanks for all your entries. Here's a selection of some of the other better lines we received:
"There's not a blood-sucking flea or tick left in town"
"The city is much quieter without all the fat cats!"
"Dem came. Dem left."
"How symbolic of the jobs report."
"Reminds me of a scene from an Eastwood movie."
“Oh, it’s just back to business as usual in a second-tier city.”