Skip to comments.Claims Bigger Numbers Than ‘Restoring Honor’ (Video at Link)
Posted on 10/02/2010 7:21:17 PM PDT by Signalman
Maybe Ed Schultz was right about being able to attract more people than Glenn Beck: organizers of todays One Nation Together Rally are claiming that, based on a satellite image, there are definitively more people on the Washington Mall today than there were on the 29th of August. Congratulations, liberals! Except Restoring Honor was on the 28th.
It was bound to happen that the organizers of this rally, the goal of which was decidedly to undermine the strength in numbers of the Tea Party, would claim to have brought together a larger number of people than Glenn Becks crew. Given the lack of evidence on this count, its certainly remotely possible, but claiming that its absolutely true based on one satellite image that no one was yet seen is a little, shall we say, premature. That said, it is a near certainty that there are more people congregated on the Mall today than there were on August 29th, given that there was no event scheduled to occur in the Mall on that date.
Update: The AP claims there is definitely no way there were more people here than during Restoring Honor:
More than 400 organizations ranging from labor unions to faith, environmental and gay rights groups partnered for the event, which comes one month after Beck packed the same space with conservatives and tea party-style activists.
Organizers claimed they had as many participants as Becks rally. But Saturdays crowds were less dense and didnt reach as far to the edges as they did during Becks rally. The National Park Service stopped providing official crowd estimates in the 1990s.
Also worthy of note is the protest sign in the clip proclaiming Beck and Sarah Palin racists, similar to the ones at the Chicago anti-Breitbart rally. The bizarre declaration at the rally (via C-SPAN) below:
“More than 400 organizations ranging from labor unions to faith, environmental and gay rights groups “
And CPUSA and DSUSA, why not mention the Communist Party and Democrat Socialist Party? The latter has 70 to 90 members of Congress as members, so they rate SOME publicity, eh?
You gotta watch the video. Somebody named “Joe Madison” tells the crowd that he “just found out” that a satellite photo shows there are more people (at this rally) than they had on August 29th! What an idiot, Beck’s rally was on the 28th. And the stupid commie morons in the crowd are cheering.
“Hapblog” isn’t any kind of source.
It’s a collection of made-up or stolen material compiled by a 14 year old loser.
What a bunch of mindless freaks.
Over eleven thousand showed up?
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