The circus came to town

By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 4, 2010

Still, O'Leary isn't completely disinterested in electoral politics.

"I would love to see Tim Pawlenty as the Republican nominee for president in 2012," she said, referring to the governor of Minnesota, who has publicly lauded the Tea Party members.

Oh, and we weren't just being irreverent: there were real elephants in the parking lot between Free and Spring streets, courtesy of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey. The election was really the second greatest show on Earth.

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