Skip to comments.ABOUT THAT 100,000
Posted on 09/26/2005 1:35:27 PM PDT by Albertafriend
Well I was going to put this into some other thread but things have been moving so fast that it is going to be lost and I have been encouraged to give it one of its own. So since this is the first time I've posted like this, I hope I do it all right. I was feeling really frustrated by all the conflicting accounts of how many people were at the anti-war/anti-everything related or not related to Bush protest, that I decided to try to get a closer number based on the picture that came from Reuters of the crowd on the elipse and the sidewalk. I enlarged the picture a bit (about2X) and then printed it off. I divided it into a grid and decided to count, using a very stong magnifying glass,letting each pixel stand for 1-3 people depending on its size. After doing this for a while, I started using my clear ruler that is divided into 1/8 inch squares with about 16 pixels per square. This worked a lot better. So after working on it for a couple of hours, even allowing them that the same numbers could be obscured by the trees near the crowd, and being generous because some of the grays are probably pavement, I reached a grand total of---6749! The top number possible since there are probably some not in the picture would have to be about 10,000. Of course that's 10,000 too many but I"m wondering where are the other 90-93,000 hiding out?
Did you factor in that some of those people were very large?
Good work!! A lot of effort sometimes pays off. You get the Buckhead award.
The other 90,000 are hiding out in the imaginations of the NY Times newsroom.
Yeah thats a little bit lower than the wench sheehan claimed aye?
Just another way for MSM to waste your time.
One or however many millions will never make succumbing to islamism right.
Can you post the picture on the thread?
Hey, but you know the best thing about that anti-war rally? Nobody missed work!
I was in a larger crowd at Soldier Field yesterday.
Now the Treason Media is just saying "thousands."
Thanks for all of that hard work. This is definitely worth it's own thread.
Oh, one more thing... each Democrat counts as two. At least, they all get to vote twice...
I like your style!
I haven't seen any overhead photos of the protest yet. If anyone has some, please post them here.
Maybe about 25,000 were standing behind Michael Moore.
Why didn't you link to the picture?
Did you take perspective into account?
Who's on first?
Same place alot of democrat voters hang out...... 6 feet under.
Good job, BTW.
You didn't count the dead people or felons.
When counting Democrats, you must count the dead people and felons who aren't immediately obvious at first glance.
So let's see... each Democrat gets to vote twice, so that's 20,000. Times 2 for the felons... that makes 40,000, plus each of them as at least 2.5 dead relatives... so, yeah. It looks like 100,000 to me.
Last weekend, a freeper provided a link to web cameras along Pennsylvania Avenue. You could take a virtual real-time stroll along the street in the comfort of your home. I had to hunt to find the vermin, finally finding them on one camera. I could only see about 500-600, with the adjacent cameras coming up empty. It really only looked like a large frat party.
I am amazed that the MSM still runs the article that 100,000 people were there... It is so obvious to anyone looking at the one distant shot picture that there is no way there was 100,000 people.