Live from #RNC2012: protesting vaginas, outrageous Obama comments and swag

People stand on the main stage at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on the abbreviated first day of the Republican National Convention on August 27, 2012 in Tampa, Florida.

GlobalPost hosted a Twitter question-and-answer today with correspondent Jean MacKenzie, who is in Tampa covering the Republican National Convention. MacKenzie discusses everything from the mood at the convention to the best swag to how President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney compare on their foreign policy stances towards Afghanistan and Pakistan.