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Skip to comments.Democrats set to move Obama's big speech from 74,000-seater stadium to 20,000-seater indoor arena
Posted on 09/04/2012 9:35:36 AM PDT by TSgt
Democrats are poised to avoid the danger of President Barack Obama accepting his partys nomination before a partially-empty stadium by shifting his speech to an indoor arena and citing severe weather.
The Obama campaign have been working desperately to ensure that the 74,000-seater Bank of America stadium in Charlotte would be filled.
Images of rows of empty seats at the stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers, as Obama speaks on Thursday night would be politically disastrous an enduring image of the contrast between his campaign of hope and change in 2008 and his dour, negative struggle for re-election in 2012.
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
“Partly cloudy with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 93F with a heat index of 99F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
OMG...they should hold the convention in an underground bunker.
That weather sounds very series.
Chance of utter stupidity, 100%.
YOU DIDN’T FILL THAT (STADIUM).
I guess it’s “Recovery Convention”
Thats 54,000 less seats to fill. Thats a lot of people left out in the rain. I hope they cancelled all those buses headed from South Carolina to Charlotte.
There is no telling how much this will cost them.
The Charlotte Bobcats will outdraw Obama.
Guess they ran outta buses!
They’ll get the stadium filled. They’ll pay people to fill those seats.