Woohoo we're going to Cleveland! - nobody, ever— john r stanton (@dcbigjohn) July 8, 2014
Well, not compared to glitzy Las Vegas or sprawling Dallas.
But for the 2016 Republican National Convention – likely to be held in late July – Cleveland it is.
As the Republican National Committee signaled early in the process, this was always a business decision.
Here are some of the best tweets explaining why the next RNC is landing in the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Drew Carey.
Though I love Texas and live in Austin, Cleveland smarter pick for message and weather in July.— Matthew Dowd (@matthewjdowd) July 8, 2014
It's not just OH. GOP has lost 5 of last 6 pop votes partly bc of rust belt Blue Wall states as: PA, MI, WI, IL.— Jonathan Martin (@jmartNYT) July 8, 2014
So, Cleveland's political advantages trumped Dallas' money for the @GOP 2016 convention.— David M. Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) July 8, 2014
More Read In: We surveyed 50 top GOPers on their convention picks. Cleveland beat Dallas by a mile -- http://t.co/untqFSTd96— Reid Wilson (@PostReid) July 8, 2014
Cleveland site selection is a major coup for Portman, especially as he mulls a 2016 presidential bid.— Robert Costa (@costareports) July 8, 2014
By holding convention in Ohio, GOP not only signals cultural tolerance, but overshoots to embrace cultural deviance http://t.co/g41pRC6qdf— Jonathan Chait (@jonathanchait) July 8, 2014
Cleveland is the perfect city for the 2016 RNC because conventions are godawful. http://t.co/pDywEe4IOt— daveweigel (@daveweigel) July 8, 2014
no two-fer for Cleveland: If RNC ratifies Cleveland as convention site, the city's bid for the 2016 Democratic National Convention dies— Peter Hamby (@PeterHambyCNN) July 8, 2014