So, at today’s big fundraiser in Columbus, Ohio, the Ohio Republican Party shared the Columbus Convention Center with the Matsuricon anime convention. For real:
— Laura Bischoff (@lbischoff) August 24, 2018
“Excuse me, would you like to hear about Judge Kavanaugh?”
Anime convention still going strong next door to the Ohio Republican Party dinner. pic.twitter.com/sjga1ZTd2T
— Henry J. Gomez (@HenryJGomez) August 25, 2018
This is pretty funny:
When worlds collide: President Trump and the Ohio GOP are sharing the Columbus Convention Center with an anime convention. Cosplayers are milling about just outside the entrance to the Trump/GOP event pic.twitter.com/EfNiyx2UXK
— Sara Cook (@saraecook) August 24, 2018
Quick note, there’s a huge anime convention happening on the floor just below the state GOP dinner hosting a sitting president. I just saw Donald Trump and Naruto in the same building. Lotta power in Columbus tonight. pic.twitter.com/nks25Kb92M
— Sam Rosenstiel (@SamRosenstiel) August 25, 2018
So, are any Ohio Republicans going to the big dance?
Th Matsuricon Formal Ball begins at 9pm in Main 2! pic.twitter.com/WXHxgUYBkT
— Matsuricon (@Matsuricon) August 25, 2018
Reporters tried to go get interviews with the anime folks, but were barred from returning to the GOP event if they left:
— Jeremy Pelzer (@jpelzer) August 24, 2018
Bummer. That would have been GOLD.