"Tampa: America's Hottest Mess"-- yep, that's a real headline from Salon.com. In his scathing piece, author Will Doig writes:
"The GOP convention's host city is a disaster, and a perfect reflection of where Tea Party politics will lead cities. Tampa is a hot urban mess, equal parts Reagan '80s and Paul Ryan 2010s"
News from other outlets isn't much better. A sampling of headlines reads: