A major lobbyist has rented out the entirety of a major Tampa restaurant for the duration of the Republican Convention. That's unseemly, but hardly surprising. But here's the kicker, which I recommend you read with a dark sense of humor:
Hosting these events will come with some unusual rules for Jackson's. Campaign finance laws have limits on fundraising "dinners." But there are fewer limits on cocktail events, so many of the best food items will be stand-up munchies and will go out to customers as long as they aren't sitting down for a formal meal.
David Frum decried such useless ethics rules in July. It's also a recurring theme in his novel, Patriots. Sometimes life really does imitate fiction.