CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Some say the hope of President Obama's 2008 campaign has been missing from this week's Democratic National Convention. Try telling that to the Charlotte locals looking for love amid all this partisanship.
One of those romantics turned to Craigslist to seek the object of her affection, a convention attendee, whom she saw at Moe's. "You had a suit and tie," she wrote on Missed Connections. "Pin striped. You ordered your food to go and went to the Coke machine. Our eyes met several times and I thought you were gorgeous."
This 34-year-old dreamer is aware that odds are not in love's favor.
"I know this is such a long shot," she wrote, "but I have to at least try."