Red, White, and Blue: Patriotic Style at the RNC

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Political conventions are about a lot of things: speeches, parties, and, yes, even style. So I went on a mission to find the best in patriotic style at the 2012 Republican Convention. Which one is your favorite?

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Two delegates from Texas discuss party matters outside the Forum.

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A Pennsylvania delegate shows off his beer box cowboy hat inside the Forum.

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A Romney delegate shows his support with a silk-screened polo shirt.

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A delegate from Washington state dazzles fellow convention goers with her sequined vest.

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Romney supporters show off their red, white, and blue pride.

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While coal mining is important to this West Virginia delegate, when asked the question, “What Matters Most to Women in This Election?” she responded, “The economy. People can’t feed their kids.”

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Blinking buttons brought attention to the pro-life movement within the GOP.

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Delegates from Texas, like this one outside the Forum, wore lone star shirts to show support for their party and their home state.

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This delegate is interviewed by a member of the press. Many delegates made their own pieces to wear to the convention.

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A Ron Paul supporter brings the Statue of Liberty to Tampa.

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A vendor shows his patriotic side on a street leading to the convention.

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A delegate from Ohio proudly displays her pins.

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A staffer at the Google Media center shows her collection of RNC convention pins.

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Delegates (and friends!) from Kansas show us their t-shirts. On the front of each t-shirt is the name of their farming businesses and the back says "We Built It."

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A Republican Party leader from Maryland shows us her button collection.

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This Kansas delegate made her own t-shirt with a photo of her husband. “My husband built his business, (farm machinery), not Obama.”

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A delegate mixes sequins with her button collection.

Which is your favorite?

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