Skip to comments.Obama nomination speech moved indoors to smaller venue, thousands left out
Posted on 09/05/2012 7:07:10 AM PDT by xzinsEdited on 09/05/2012 8:30:12 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Democratic officials, citing weather concerns, are moving President Obama's planned nomination acceptance speech indoors -- and in doing so, choosing a significantly smaller venue that will leave out potentially thousands of Obama supporters.
The campaign is already moving to figure out what to do with those who planned to attend, and indicated Wednesday they would be invited to future Obama events, though not the main event this Thursday in Charlotte. An Obama campaign source told FoxNews.com the team is urging supporters to stay home Thursday and, instead, organize watch parties and participate in the live stream.
"We are encouraging them not to come to Charlotte," the source said.
Obama plans to speak to surely-disappointed credential holders via conference call Thursday afternoon.
The sudden change of plans, announced Wednesday by the Democratic convention committee, significantly scales back the atmosphere for Obama's second nomination address.
to many empty seats.
No work provision for your EBT card includes democratic rallies!
“You didn’t FILL that!”
ALL YOUR STADIUMS ARE BELONG TO US !
If the DNC convention gets any smaller, my bathroom is available.
Those RAT witches were afraid of the rain...
Hopefully this will also be the case in November at the polls.
wow. There are 2 million people around Charlottes’ metro area, they can’t find 75,000 Democrats? lol
LOL!!! HA HA!
I suppose the organizers are scratching their pointy little heads about how they’re going to fit those reconditioned 2008 Greek columns through the doors of the 20,000-seat arena.
And whatever will they do (besides scratching each other’s eyes out) if they fail to fill THOSE seats??? BWAHAHAHAHA!!!!
That's what I was thinking. When ever there was a democrat speech on FOX, I flicked the station and tried to come back later. I didn't want to listen to the crap.
Anyway, between channel changes, we saw shots of the crowd (looked like a Star Wars convention), and my daughter, who wasn't paying that much attention to the TV, looked up and commented on all the empty seats.
Too bad. I was really hoping for a show of loud lightning during 0’s speech.
And maybe hail.
They’re now going door to door to ask folks if they can borrow thier basement.
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