Skip to comments.Biden Addresses Empty Seats at NAACP Convention
Posted on 07/12/2012 6:51:02 PM PDT by VA Voter
The media was quick to point out that Mitt Romney was booed at the NAACP convention yesterday (or were they saying Boo-urns?), but will they acknowledge that no one was there to hear Joe Bidens address? CBS News and National Journal campaign reporter Rodney Hawkins tweeted that minutes before Joe Bidens speech at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston seats are pretty empty. He provided the visual above. The NAACP invites both presidential candidates to their convention every election year; in 2008, both Barack Obama and John McCain attended. This year, President Obama declined the invitation. There has been much speculation as to why President Obama chose to opt out, especially considering the conventions theme: Your Power, Your Decision VOTE. Apparently the convention-goers were hardly clamoring to hear his surrogates speech. The low turnout could be due to weather, as Hawkins suggests, or perhaps it could have been in protest because the NAACP was snubbed by Obama. Or, maybe people didnt feel it imperative to hear Americas Grandpa ramble on about how much he learned in a Reverend Wrights church (though not THE Reverend Wright...). Whatever the explanation may be, this is yet another misstep for a presidential campaign unable to find its footing.
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But he wasn’t booed, that’s the important thing.
Empty seats, empty suit .... goes together.
Good point. :)
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Wow, is that actual?
What a waste of good pandering. Oh well, Biteme has a limitless supply.
So they say..
Would you be interested in turning up for a Biden speech?I can see the comedy factor but i don’t think they are there for the jokes
Obama never turned up so it’s a big bummer for NAALCP..
Obama is insulting millions of average americans lying about why he couldn’t make it to the convention. we all know its because they were going to boo him over gay marriage and high black unemployment.
I’ll bet there were a lot more people at the conference, but the attendees racism prompted them to boycott the white guy.
If they showed up to hear Slow Joe speak, they probably didn’t boo because it’s difficult to boo in your sleep. How “stuck on stupid” does the NAACP have to be to not realize that the Food Stamp President deliberately and arrogantly sh!t in their dessert by not attending. Obviously, you can’t out-stupid the NAACP.
That wasn’t really the hall he spoke in?
Also — “A thousand empty seats are worth hoots of derision.”
I’d be curious to know how many people showed for Romney’s speech vs. Biden’s.
From the video I saw it was a packed house, for Romney.
Yesterday, I was riding a stationary bike at the gym. The TV suspended in front of me was showing Biteme’s speech. I was only able to read the crawl. Eventually, I thought that his Pinocchio nose would break through the screen and penetrate my chest. He is a national embarrassment.
Thats the pic that goes with the article..