Skip to comments.Obama camp - We are intentionally limiting crowd size at rallies
Posted on 08/18/2012 7:17:51 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
The presumptive GOP presidential and vice presidential nominees Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan are attracting thousands of supporters to their campaign rallies since Mr. Romney named Mr Ryan to the bottom of the ticket.
However, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are not drawing the crowds they once could. The New York Times is reporting that the Obama campaign is saying that it is intentionally limiting crowd size at their events because of security and cost:
We have plenty of time for big rallies, a campaign spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, said between the rallies on Thursday. Our focus right now is on exciting our supporters and winning over undecided voters and the smaller and medium-size events are the best venue to accomplish that because the president can closely engage with the crowd.
Big rallies are expensive, especially given the logistical and security challenges for a president as opposed to a mere United States senator. And Obama campaign operatives, both at the Chicago headquarters and in swing states where Mr. Obama recently has stumped, say the campaign intentionally limits crowds by restricting tickets. The reason is to allow the president to better connect with supporters, aides say.
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It just so happens that most public school systems are still on summer vacation. I would imagine within a month they will be able to bus in 4th graders against the will of the parents to increase the number of people in Obama's audience.
wHAT...NO ROMAN PILLARS??
Somebody needs to start hitting 0bama over the head with the foam columns.
What, is the SEIU too busy doing actual work to attend?
Yeah, that’s the ticket.
Yeah, that's the ticket!
Yeah, that’s the ticket.
Thanks for this post and the laugh - I love it! These people are so out of touch, they may be on the verge of going postal. What idiot thinks the general public would ever believe such nonsense?
Security might be part of it, but FUR SHUR, if you rent a small gymnasium you get a small crowd at best.
That could be part of security. Janet Napolitano has released a number of nearly successful Presidential and Presidential Candidate assassins in recent months.
Let's boogie in Basalt!
Bwahahahahaha...really, this is rich.
EPIC SPIN FAIL
That out of the Obama Administration comes under the category of “yea, yea, - sure, sure.
Such utter bovine scatology!
Yet the crowds that attend the Romney/Ryan rallies can rival rock concert crowds in numbers.
Why yes....the frugal, notoriously penney-pinching Obama & Co. are so concerned about campaign costs (”...by God, we’ll raise a billion f**king dollars!!!!!!!”) that they will deliberately limit the number of attendees at their campaign stops. Such.....altruism; such....shepherding of resources.
Lying, miserable pieces of barnyard excrement. They can’t DRAW a crowd anywhere. The closest thing to a crowd is union thugs paid to be there.....yawning as Obama drones on and kisses a mirror.
Remember that this is the same “president” who couldn’t speak to a third-grade class without a teleprompter.
This is really just too much!
When they lose the election, they’ll say “We meant to do that”.
I can hardly wait for the protesters in Charlotte at the convention. You can only squeeze so many nutcases in one spot and something has to give. They sure picked a set of ‘em to ‘lead’ ‘em.
You know, they might actually find a way to spin their loss that way. I can hear them now..."We lost on purpose so that we can run again in 2016 to clean up Romney's mess, just like we got done cleaning up Bush's mess...yeah, that's the ticket!"
Yeah? Well we’re intentionally going to limit you to one term.
I can’t wait for November 7 (?): “We lost on purpose,” says the White House.
Debbie Marblemouth Schultz will rattle on about how this was all a clear message from the populace in support of obama...
I think there’s a real buy opportunity here on pharmacueticals that block out cognitive dissonance.
I want the Republic back.
Democrats are More Comfortable with Lies!
Let me amend that for increased accuracy, Progressives are more comfortable with lies. Within the Republican party there are those who we call rinos. Rinos are Republicans in name only, they are infiltrators from the radical left.
The liberal/progressive world is one where to lie, cheat, steal even murder to further their agenda is laudable behavior.
Maybe its a ‘green’ thing. Perhaps they have decided that busing them in from other states is causing Global Warming.
This chickensh** moron has an excuse for EVERYTHING.
Dear God, I can’t wait to see him completely meltdown and cry like a baby.
SEIU bus caravans are expensive.
This is a classic, I haven’t heard it before except from Commie gensecs behind the Iron Curtain. Which, of course, is fitting.
Democrap voters, being what they are will believe this crap. There's not a doubt in my mind.
Has anyone started a thread for the Holder’s pardon pool, between Nov 8 and Jan 19?
Good folks, Forget about the small turnout of Obama supporters at his campaign rallies. The Obama “thrill on my leg” magic is long gone. The real devastation is evident in the almost 100% absence of Democrat politicians running for office or re-election at all Obama campaign activities.
Obama is radioactive and toxic together. No sane Democrat wants be near him for an endorsement or otherwise!!! Obama is going to lose big time, come November, and....he is going to take many Democrats down with him.
They know they’re done
I understand that they are also turning away millions of people who want to donate money to their campaign... Because, gosh darn it, it is such a hassle to count it and store it.
THE FABLE OF ESOP
The Fox and the Grapes
ONE hot summers day a Fox was strolling through an orchard till he came to a bunch of Grapes just ripening on a vine which had been trained over a lofty branch. Just the things to quench my thirst, quoth he. Drawing back a few paces, he took a run and a jump, and just missed the bunch. Turning round again with a One, Two, Three, he jumped up, but with no greater success. Again and again he tried after the tempting morsel, but at last had to give it up, and walked away with his nose in the air, saying: I am sure they are sour.
IT IS EASY TO DESPISE WHAT YOU CANNOT GET.
Baghdad Bob, is that you?
Hey, Obama...I have a better idea. Save a whole lot more. Don't go at all.
You’re giving a motive to Napolitano to hold down Republican crowds as well ~ particularly outdoors.
Let me guess - the New York Times also believes Obama/Biden are limiting contributions... "cause it's difficult to count large amounts of money."
Obama's lucky the press loves him so much - if they didn't - we'd all get to see the empty rooms he speaks to..