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Craigslist Real Estate: Grand Old Party

The Observer reports that partistan New Yorkers plan to flee the city during the Republican National Convention in late August?and, like the good liberals they are, cash in on the windfall. A sampling of what's offered for RNC sublease on Craigslist:

1) $6000 / 3br - 6 room, luxury co-op, Republican Convention special (Outlandish claim special: "15 minute cab ride or 15 minute subway ride to Madison Square Garden"... from apartment on Riverside Drive/Columbia.)
2) $5000 / 1br - 1 Bedroom for Republican Convention (Class warfare special: "We can arrange for daily maid service if you require this [additional charge].")
3) $2000 / 1br - RNC: Sat. 8/28 to Sun. 9/5 (Get in touch with the Chelsea gays special: "Must be comfortable taking care of cats and cleaning out the litter box. I will want to check references.")
4) $175 / 1br - Furnished Sublet for Republican Convention (Nightly rate special; addt'l commentary superfluous.)

· Craigslist Convention Subleases [Craigslist]
· 1BR, G.O.P. Vu? [NYObserver]

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