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In the RNC hall, young Republicans wonder: where’s the beer?

Holly Bailey
The Ticket

As Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin delivered her speech at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, three men moved rapidly through the packed crowd on the concourse outside the convention floor, stopping briefly at every concession stand along the way to inspect the menu.

"Beer? Do you have beer?!" one young man asked. His tone was best described as urgent. "Why is there no beer?"

The crew stopped to question cashiers at nearly a half dozen concession stands. Approached by Yahoo News, the men, who appeared to be in their early 30s, declined to say where they were from—though their Stetson cowboy hats and shirts featuring Texas's Lone Star flag seemed to be a dead giveaway.

"I just don't understand why there is no beer," one of the men said. "This is the Republican convention! There must be beer."

And the search continued ...

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