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Philadelphians React to News of #DNC2016

So you may or may not have heard that the Democratic National Convention is slated to come to Philadelphia the week of July 25, 2016, Philly having beat out Brooklyn and Columbus, Ohio, who were also in the running through the final round of the bidding process.

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz said the city's "deep rooted place in American history provides a perfect setting for this special gathering. I cannot wait to join Democrats across the country to celebrate our shared values, lay out a Democratic vision for the future, and support our nominee," she said.

And as news of the selection broke over social media yesterday, Philadelphians reacted to the news in the usual way: with a mixture of pride, dread, and uncensored and incongruous hope for the Phillies next year.

· Philadelphia to host 2016 Democratic National Convention [NBC]
· Phillies State of the Union [Jawnville]