The Washington Times - August 28, 2008, 01:09PM


Cash, a free place to stay and Allman Brothers tickets are just a few of the proposed swaps offered online by people scrambling to get into INVESCO Field to hear Barack Obama’s big acceptance speech tonight.


Offers advertised on craigslist.org ranged from a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars for tickets.

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“Hi There. I’m a card-carrying Democrat looking for 2 tickets to see an amazing moment in history tonight, willing to pay you in cash for your tickets,” one poster wrote.


But another ad-writer was put off by the dealmaking: “Pretty disgusting of people to sell FREE tickets to make $$ for themselves - have a heart and get a backbone.”