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MSM Turns a Blind Eye to Empty Seats at Obama Pep Rally
bigjournalism.com ^ | Sep. 9, 2010 | Mike Opelka

Posted on 09/09/2010 4:41:26 PM PDT by PROCON

If, in a county where President Obama won 69% of the vote less than two years ago, the President cannot fill a Community College Recreational Center with a scheduled event, you might consider that to be newsworthy. Apparently the Mainstream Media did not.

Final results from the 2008 election show President Obama won the state of Ohio by a substantial amount. A quick check of the final numbers shows Obama with 2,933,388 votes and McCain lagging behind with 2,674,491. An election night drubbing, in a state that was considered by many media pundits to be a “battleground state.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: barackhusseinobama; liberalbias; mainstreammedia
C-Span’s feed was primarily a very tight shot giving the impression that the place was packed.

C-SPAN has a liberal slant?

I'm shocked, shocked I tell ya!

1 posted on 09/09/2010 4:41:28 PM PDT by PROCON
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To: PROCON
you might consider that to be newsworthy. Apparently the Mainstream Media did not.

Which is why I consider them to be worthless, irrelevant, and not worth so much as a dime. Even the WSJ (bought with airmiles) is sliding toward the cliff.

2 posted on 09/09/2010 4:48:08 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: PROCON; All
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3 posted on 09/09/2010 4:48:49 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: PROCON

Dirty Little Secret:

During the 2008, The media was also hiding empty seats at several Obama rallies.

On the other hand, the Tina Fey look-a-like had standing room only crowds with long lines to get in which the media totally ignored.


4 posted on 09/09/2010 4:50:04 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: PROCON

How many seats were in this place to begin with? Was it a large thousand or more seat place or a few hundred seats ... what’s the percentage that 76 empty seats made?


5 posted on 09/09/2010 4:52:26 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("I Belive In The Law Until It Interferes With Justice - and I'm still Molly Norris")
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To: PROCON
This whole thing was weird. First of all, it wasn't in Cleveland, it was in Parma. Parma is Kucinich-land, and it has a real hodge-podge of a population. The tickets to the event were carefully controlled, probably the only way to get people cheering.

I wouldn't be surprised to see OH become a Republican state, except for a few HOR reps from some cities.

For all of the visits Obama has made to the Cleveland area, I don't think he's yet gone to the neighborhoods on Cleveland's east side, where you had kids wheeling their elderly neighbors and relatives to the polls to vote. (no exaggeration). There doesn't seem to be any enthusiasm about Obama coming to NE OH anymore.

6 posted on 09/09/2010 4:54:06 PM PDT by grania
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To: PROCON
C-SPAN has a liberal slant?

I'm shocked, shocked I tell ya!


7 posted on 09/09/2010 4:55:12 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: don't invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: Le Chien Rouge; PROCON; All

Someone needs to drop the crack pipe. Obozo got 52.92% of the vote(2008 OFFICIAL PRESIDENTIAL GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS). He did get 69,456,897 votes but not 69% of the votes!


8 posted on 09/09/2010 4:58:09 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: PROCON
MSM Turns a Blind Eye to Empty Seats at Obama Pep Rally

Many fainted and didn't make it into the gig?

9 posted on 09/09/2010 5:02:06 PM PDT by Libloather (Teapublican, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: JRios1968
Thanks for the Bogart pic!!

Re: your homepage: Ahhhh, you're kids are so cute!!

Enjoy them FRiend, they grow up so quickly, hug them often, I know you will!

BTW, thanks for your Service to Our Country!

10 posted on 09/09/2010 5:03:13 PM PDT by PROCON (2 Days Until 9-11, We Must Always Remember!)
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To: Colorado Cowgirl
FTA: ... in a county where President Obama won 69% of the vote ...

There are 69,456,897 voters in that county in OH? Who knew?

:^)

11 posted on 09/09/2010 5:04:46 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Build a man a fire; he'll be warm for a night. Set a man on fire; he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: PROCON

Many people thought it was cool to vote for Hussein simply because he is black. Now they are forced to accept the reality that he is in way over his head and is nothing more than a community organizer.


12 posted on 09/09/2010 5:08:27 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a long tradition of tolerance." ~Hussein Obama, June 4, 2009, Cairo, Egypt)
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

It reads “in a county” not “in a state”

Cuyahoga County

Cleveland and inner ring suburbs

40% minority and a large percentage of Kucinich loving Caucasians

Yes it was 69%, sadly


13 posted on 09/09/2010 5:09:09 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Colorado Cowgirl
...in a county where President Obama won 69% of the vote...
14 posted on 09/09/2010 5:10:28 PM PDT by elli1
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To: grania
This whole thing was weird. First of all, it wasn't in Cleveland, it was in Parma

Haven't thought about the "Drew Carey" theme song in years!

Moon over Parma, bring my love to me tonight.
Guide her to Cleveland, underneath your silvery light.
We're going bowlin'
So don't loose her in Solon.
Moon over Parma, tonight!

15 posted on 09/09/2010 5:12:14 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: elli1

Now I see it, Come on Cleveland, you can do better that.


16 posted on 09/09/2010 5:24:43 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: PROCON
There was a rally (speech) in the HSBC arena in Buffalo, during Bill Clinton's second term. So few people signed up to attend that they filled the seats with teachers and school children. People were all fed a line of "bull" on how popular Bill Clinton was. Buffalo is a Democratic stronghold and there was no support for Bill or Hillary.

So, how are these people getting in office? There has to be mega bucks going out to Dem. cities around this country for "walk about" money.

Did the Dems raid the union pension funds to get enough money to pay off these black leaders, ACORN, Union leaders, etc. ?

17 posted on 09/09/2010 5:30:51 PM PDT by mia
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To: PROCON

I did a Google search about this yesterday and there were only two stories about it, and they were pathetic.

However, it is possible that there were more stories about this in the mainstream media, but since the Whitehouse seems to control all internet search engines, unless we go to each individual news source or purchase individual newspapers, we’ll never know.


18 posted on 09/09/2010 5:31:59 PM PDT by Auntie Mame (Fear not tomorrow. God is already there.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Have you ever been to Parma? I was surprised, but there really is a Parma, it’s a city, and although it abuts Cleveland it’s a totally distinct place.


19 posted on 09/09/2010 5:34:46 PM PDT by grania
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To: Colorado Cowgirl
Obama was reported to win 69% of the vote in Cuyahoga County which is about typical for 'rat candidates. Parma is in the county, and is pretty hardcore union 'rats. The speech was initially limited to selected invited 'rat shills. Apparently, many did not bother to show up--a sign of serious demoralization among the 'rat faithful. Hence the empty seats at game time which had to be filled with layabout JC students who had nothing better to do.
20 posted on 09/09/2010 5:37:47 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: nascarnation
It reads “in a county” not “in a state” Cuyahoga County Cleveland and inner ring suburbs 40% minority and a large percentage of Kucinich loving Caucasians Yes it was 69%, sadly

This may sound far-fetched, but I'm wondering if this next round, except for the two HOR reps, the county might not deliver the percentages for the dems. If more angry traditional voters get out there and vote and the miniorities lack enthusiasm, it could really tighten it up.

The job situation is terrible here. Nobody, Caucasian or minority, really believes the hispanics and other immigrants are "doing jobs US citizens won't do". And nobody's talking about bringing basic manufacturing back.

21 posted on 09/09/2010 5:40:27 PM PDT by grania
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

I believe they mentioned “in a County..69%..”

Not country.


22 posted on 09/09/2010 5:43:21 PM PDT by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: grania

Well there is an “enthusiasm gap” surrounding Dems this year.

They won’t get the turnout that Baraq generated in 2008.

However I suspect that Cleveland (like many large urban areas) is a hotbed of vote fraud.


23 posted on 09/09/2010 5:44:38 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Le Chien Rouge

I know, because I was there. No LSM that I could recognize.


24 posted on 09/09/2010 5:45:07 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: South40

Affirmative Action at its best/worst.


25 posted on 09/09/2010 5:46:56 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: mia

“”Did the Dems raid the union pension funds to get enough money to pay off these black leaders, ACORN, Union leaders, etc.?””

I hate to say it but they don’t have to raid the union pension funds - money is flowing to them from obozo right under our noses. Do you know where the stimulus funds went? Neither does anyone else. You can’t say he’s not transparent!


26 posted on 09/09/2010 5:52:32 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: grania

I had a co-worker from Cleveland during the time of the “Drew Carey Show”. She told me about the places in his song (Parma, Solon, etc.)


27 posted on 09/09/2010 6:46:55 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: PROCON

TV coverage: President Obama spoke before a predominately invisible audience today.


28 posted on 09/09/2010 6:55:51 PM PDT by feedback doctor (revolution, baby)
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