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REJECTED: Obama, Biden Play to Half-Full Arena in Last 2010 Campaign Stop
Sunday, October 31, 2010 | Kristinn

Posted on 10/31/2010 12:43:37 PM PDT by kristinn

Brack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden made their last campaign rally appearance in a nearly half-empty college arena in Cleveland today.

CBS News' Mark Knoller Tweeted that the Democrat National Committtee says that the 13,600 seat arena had about 8,000 in attendance for the rally held at Cleveland State University's Wolstein Center.

Before the rally, the Associated Press speculated that the crowd was not going to fill the arena.

Obama's (sic) was expected to appear about 2:30 p.m. at Cleveland State University's Wolstein Center. A crowd was trickling in about an hour before the president was expected, raising questions whether the arena, which can hold up to 14,000 people, would be filled.

At 1:30 p.m., only the lower bowl was full, though hundreds of people had crowded onto a portion of the floor before the stage.

Knoller's Tweet:

DNC says there were 8,000 people at the Wolstein Center at Cleveland State Univ. Full capacity is about 13,600.
19 minutes ago via web


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; biden; clevelandstate; democrats; elections; fail; obama; oh; oh2010
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1 posted on 10/31/2010 12:43:42 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Blame the NFL.


2 posted on 10/31/2010 12:46:34 PM PDT by kabar
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To: kristinn

Sigh...Brack=Barack.


3 posted on 10/31/2010 12:46:34 PM PDT by kristinn (Lowering the IQ on FR since Jul 31, 1998)
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4 posted on 10/31/2010 12:47:24 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: kristinn

Sounds like they have that college demographic really energized for Tuesday!


5 posted on 10/31/2010 12:48:29 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: kristinn

Sounds like at least 5600 union employees are planning on going to work tomorrow and couln’t make it to this Klownfest.


6 posted on 10/31/2010 12:49:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Just another white boy riding in the back of the bus next to the Emergency Exit.)
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To: kristinn

Obummer’s magic has faded. The Hope and Change is over. The so called new Camelot is gone. The only thing left is Obummer to shake the dew from his lily. The Pissant is going the way of Jimmie “Peanut Farmer” Carter -, Carter will no lonnger be known as America’;s worst President, Obummer will become America’s worst Pissant


7 posted on 10/31/2010 12:49:30 PM PDT by hondact200 ( Lincoln Freed the Enslaved. Obama Enslaves the Free. Obama is Americas Greatest Threat)
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To: kristinn

Sweet! Obama’s getting smacked down in OHIO!


8 posted on 10/31/2010 12:49:42 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: kristinn

Maybe because most of the people were at the “Return to the Sanitarium “ meeting in D.C.


9 posted on 10/31/2010 12:49:52 PM PDT by cruise_missile
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To: kristinn
VACANCY! :-)




10 posted on 10/31/2010 12:50:41 PM PDT by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: kristinn

They could get 35,000 people to show up to watch garbage trucks dump their loads at the dump.


11 posted on 10/31/2010 12:52:34 PM PDT by red tie
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To: kristinn

Thats because Obama’s unemployed base is at home watching NFL on their big screen plasma satellite tv’s.


12 posted on 10/31/2010 12:52:44 PM PDT by Dewey Revoltnow (Worst. Community. Agitator. Ever!)
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To: kabar

The Browns have a bye week. They will have to blame it on Lebron. Oops. He’s gone, too. Are the Indians still playing?


13 posted on 10/31/2010 12:53:20 PM PDT by Zebra
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To: Joe 6-pack

College kids who voted these nimrods in now have degree’s, student loans and NO JOBS! They’ll learn, from the school of hard knocks! Elections have consequences


14 posted on 10/31/2010 12:53:20 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (The tides coming in)
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To: jazusamo

OMG! That picture is quiet telling! That’s great. Maybe he should have brought the Moose with him. She’s so extremely popular don’t cha know.


15 posted on 10/31/2010 12:53:44 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: jazusamo

I’d say this is pitiful — that a sitting president can’t draw more people than this! Speaks well for Freedom and Good Sense!


16 posted on 10/31/2010 12:54:34 PM PDT by i_dont_chat ("The Jihadists are coming!" "The Jihadists are coming!")
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To: kristinn

Get the people who reported on the Colbert rally to count the audience - it’ll be a full house in no time.


17 posted on 10/31/2010 12:54:42 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: kristinn

NYT also reporting “thin crowd”:

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/31/thin-crowd-for-cleveland-campaign-rally/


18 posted on 10/31/2010 12:54:49 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: kristinn

Heckled AGAIN!

http://www.daylife.com/photo/0bwjcM02ima8n?q=obama+biden+protestors

Getty Images 9 minutes ago

CLEVELAND - OCTOBER 31: Protestors shout while U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speak during the president’s ‘Moving America Forward’ rally October 31, 2010 at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Obama has been traveling the country campaigning for Democratic candidates leading up to Tuesday’s crutial midterm election.


19 posted on 10/31/2010 12:57:06 PM PDT by maggief
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To: jazusamo

Mr. Racist gets a white crowd.


20 posted on 10/31/2010 12:58:20 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: dandiegirl

LOL! I bet he drew a few hundred union workers and govt union employees. They were told they “better” show up.


21 posted on 10/31/2010 12:58:32 PM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: kristinn; tellw
HELLO CLEVELAND!


22 posted on 10/31/2010 12:58:57 PM PDT by Libloather (Teapublican, PROUD birther, mobster, pro-lifer, anti-warmer, enemy of the state, extremist....)
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To: i_dont_chat

Sitting president and VP!! Biden must be pulling his plugs about now.


23 posted on 10/31/2010 1:00:46 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: jazusamo

Looks like the presidential seal didn’t even bother to show up!


24 posted on 10/31/2010 1:00:57 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: kabar

Can’t blame the NFL — the Browns have a bye today. And, remember, this is a city where nearly half the population is black. Looks like, despite all of his blatant race-baiting, SOBama is losing the Old Black Magic.


25 posted on 10/31/2010 1:01:25 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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To: kingattax

Lepanto PING!!


26 posted on 10/31/2010 1:03:39 PM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: jazusamo

Looking up isn’t going to help him.
I love all those empty seats... ;o]


27 posted on 10/31/2010 1:03:55 PM PDT by Monkey Face (If everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane.)
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To: kristinn

Well, at least TOTUS showed up.


28 posted on 10/31/2010 1:04:31 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: kristinn

The sadest part of the whole Onada thing is that he has probably delayed, for the foreseeable future, the election of a credible and eligible black person to the Presidency.


29 posted on 10/31/2010 1:07:05 PM PDT by dools0007world
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To: jimbo123

TRAITOR!

He should be tried for treason!

IMMEDIATELY!


30 posted on 10/31/2010 1:08:00 PM PDT by Ronbo1948
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To: jazusamo

For the first time in my adult life, I’m proud to say I live Cleveland....


31 posted on 10/31/2010 1:12:17 PM PDT by mom4melody
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To: FlingWingFlyer

They rather watch the Browns.


32 posted on 10/31/2010 1:12:46 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (the way to win this game is not to play)
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To: kristinn

Don’t worry, no matter how you spell it, it’s the sound a chicken makes.


33 posted on 10/31/2010 1:14:45 PM PDT by Zman516 (muslims, marxists, communists ---> satan's useful idiot corps)
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To: screaminsunshine
They rather watch the Browns.

Yes, even in their bye-week!

34 posted on 10/31/2010 1:14:57 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 31 days away from outliving Curly Howard)
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To: kristinn

35 posted on 10/31/2010 1:15:10 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: kristinn
You know, if President Bush had spoken there, the place would have been packed.

It happens everywhere he goes........hehe......

36 posted on 10/31/2010 1:17:32 PM PDT by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star recipient!)
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To: kristinn

Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist Common performed for the crowd, saying he was drawn to politics by the ideal Mr. Obama stood for. Mr. Obama also stumped Sunday for the election of Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Lee Fisher, Mr. Strickland’s current lieutenant governor who trails Republican Rob Portman by double digits in public polls.

Even a hip-hop “artist’ couldn’t lure them in.


37 posted on 10/31/2010 1:18:14 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: dools0007world
The sadest part of the whole Onada thing is that he has probably delayed, for the foreseeable future, the election of a credible and eligible black person to the Presidency.

Pal, if you think that's the "saddest part" of his occupation, you need to pay better attention!

38 posted on 10/31/2010 1:19:58 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: kristinn

They really needed to invite 67-year-old Father Guido Sarducci to give the benediction if they wanted to appeal to the young voters.


39 posted on 10/31/2010 1:29:42 PM PDT by lonevoice (Those who dance are considered insane by those who can't hear the music)
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To: kristinn

Maybe a lot watched SNL last night and
thought it was real.
The show opened with a message from “ Vice President Biden “ sitting at his desk.
The amiable dunce Biden character starts talking about how important the
upcoming election is .
Then he says “ We’re going to get our asses handed to us.
It’s going to be a good old fashioned bloodbath.”
He goes on to compare the upbeat attitude of the trapped Chilean miners with the upset US voters.
He advises that when you go into the voting booth-ask yourself one important question
“ Are you above ground ? “ and then he says -” that’s all I’ve got.”
He closes with :
“ So, when you go to the polls on Tuesday .....or not.....or not.
Won’t matter.
Like I said ....bloodbath.”
SNL won’t touch Barry or Mooch, but, this was pretty funny and timely.


40 posted on 10/31/2010 1:30:19 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: kristinn
EPIC FAIL!
42 posted on 10/31/2010 1:34:23 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: jazusamo

Why is there a sign for BarackObama.com and where is his Presidential seal on the podium? This was an election event for Democrats and local politicians...why is there a banner for him?

Makes no sense.


43 posted on 10/31/2010 1:36:21 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: kristinn

“Half Full” ahhh.. optimism!
*snicker*


44 posted on 10/31/2010 1:36:56 PM PDT by Darksheare (I shook hands with Sheryl Crow and all I got was Typhus and a single sheet of toilet paper.)
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To: kristinn

Pretty sad considering REO Speedwagon, Styx, and Night Ranger can get more people than the President of the U.S.A.


45 posted on 10/31/2010 1:37:12 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: anyone

Cleveland Steamer rolling through Ohio.


46 posted on 10/31/2010 1:37:18 PM PDT by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members of the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: kristinn

You know that somebody has to post the “Hail Brak!” thing from Space Ghost.


47 posted on 10/31/2010 1:38:05 PM PDT by Darksheare (I shook hands with Sheryl Crow and all I got was Typhus and a single sheet of toilet paper.)
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To: jazusamo
Plenty of space still available in the Bob Uecker section.
48 posted on 10/31/2010 1:38:14 PM PDT by JPG (Sarah Palin says: "Buck-up or get out of the truck.")
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To: tapatio

Interesting, it looks like most of the blacks were moved behind Obama for the pics. weird.


49 posted on 10/31/2010 1:39:45 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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50 posted on 10/31/2010 1:40:44 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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