Skip to comments.Demsí dire seat-uation
Posted on 08/06/2012 10:09:12 AM PDT by Zakeet
Top aides on President Obamas re-election team are terrified that there will be scores of empty seats when he makes his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, party insiders said.
Obama, once the biggest draw in politics, wont likely attract crowds as large as those at the 2008 convention because voters have gone sour on the poor economy, insiders said.
Its always a concern about making sure there arent empty seats, but this is different, said one Democratic official familiar with the convention plans.
This is a different time than four years ago. Its a different convention. And the president is viewed differently.
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You Right Wing Nuts shouldn't believe a word in this article!
“And the president is viewed differently.
Hahaha, I lovew it. Hey they can always pay to have their union thugs and the Occupy Wall Street types fill the seats.
Thats OK they will pay people to show up.. and then theres SEIU and move on.. they can mobilize the crazies..
Democrats are USED to getting paid to be democrats..
They will see no negative intentions.. at all..
Wow - it’s bad when Democrats are embarrassed to be seen with you.
Democrats are people who race to have their pictures taken with known American hating terrorists!
I don’t believe a word of it. I know they will fill up the seats if they have to truck in ‘dreamers’ and dem. loyalists from all over.
The thrill is gone.
Classic example of the “lowering expectations” tactic.
They’ll just stand outside the arena and offer free cigs.
What do they expect when most of their supporters are mooches and looters? I am sure if Obama’s campaign pays them to attend and hands out other free goodies they will be there in droves.
Good. I hope they spend a whole lot of money. The more crazies the better. They can represent the party for who they really are. Then maybe some of them can feel what wealth re-distribution is like.
Fill the empty seat with fake dummies. Then every seat will have a dummy in it.
I was workign in Charlotte. I had to book a hotel there every week, so we would book 2 months in advance to get the cheapest airline prices and hotel rates
Before, there was NOTHING available there for the DNC convention week- so we had planned on going to CA that week- but lately some rooms have been opening up, and the prices are coming WAY down. The fact that it will NOT be jam packed (this is the superbowl of politcs, after all) says a LOT
... you got to watch these indicators for the truth of what is going on. The media will not tell you this.
I got a solicitation from Obama wanting money. I Sent the postage paid envelope back with a couple days worth of bulk mail.
Why not announce obama bucks will be given away and there will be free food. I guarantee the seats would fill up fast.
Maybe Springsteen or the Dixie Chicks will put their big butts up on stage to draw a crowd,,ok, well,,,maybe Springsteen...or Clooney can preach, or Tom Hanks can read a story,,or Sarah Jessica and Anna Wintour can prance some models around,,you know,,things that attract the regular person since the President is so in tune with the regular “folks”
Another piece of disinformation. I suspect Biden’s out - Hillary’s ‘in’ and even if they can’t fill the seats, their ‘friends’ in the MSM will cover for them...
Did you notice all the close ups of the kissers for the ‘kiss-in’? The MSM played it like the couple million conservative protesters were equaled by the few dozen gay liberals... They’ll do the same for the democrat convention - whatever it takes to make them look good.
I assume the press will bring their knee pads with them to Charlotte...
Yes, it's Bank of America Stadium. Note that the article didn't mention its name. The Obama campaign is referring to it as "Panthers Stadium" -- I guess they'd rather reference a bad football team than a big bank.
Obama's speech won't be the first losing performance in that stadium, that's for sure.
They can just open to the doors the rampaging mob outside trying to burn the place down.
Charlotte is going to be a debacle of Biblical proportions. We know that because many who should be there are not only not going but have made a point of saying they are not going
I love it! Great idea, waste some of his money for a change!
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And the blowup dolls can also be used in the evening.
Bravo. A brilliant idea!
That’s ridonculous. They’ll hire butts to put in the seats.