Looks like our new Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is embracing socialism by his offering the so-called "Bredesen Bunker" at the Governor's Mansion for a fundraiser to benefit the Tennessee Republican Party --- why doesn't Commade Haslam merely tell all those red diaper babies in the Tennessee Republican Party to venture out into the competitive market and rent a privately-owned and for-profit convention hall - I'll tell you why:
"Socialist!" by Roy Zimmerman
BTW, Governor Haslam is violating Tennessee state law by not making these same public and state owned facilities available to the Tennessee Democratic Party, the Tennessee Green Party, etc.:
Tennessee Code Annotated 2-19-206. Use of state-owned property for campaign advertising or activities. —
(a) It is unlawful for any elected or appointed official of the state, or any employee of the state or any department, division or agency thereof, to display campaign literature, banners, placards, streamers, stickers, signs or other items of campaign or political advertising on behalf of any party, committee or agency or candidate for political office, on the premises of any building or land owned by the state, or to use any of the facilities of the state, including equipment and vehicles, for such purposes.
(b) It is unlawful to use public buildings or facilities for meetings or preparation of campaign activity in support of any particular candidate, party or measure unless reasonably equal opportunity is provided for presentation of all sides or views, or reasonably equal access to the buildings or facilities is provided all sides...