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Media Put 18,000 in Not-Quite-Full 5,000-Seat Arena for Obama in Wisconsin
Breirbart.com ^

Posted on 09/23/2012 8:40:12 AM PDT by Perdogg

President Barack Obama is having trouble drawing large crowds on the campaign trail. At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, his campaign was forced to move his acceptance speech from the 74,000-seat Bank of America Stadium to the 20,000 Time Warner Cable Arena, citing weather as the excuse. But the media are always eager to help--for example, putting 18,000 people inside a 5,000-seat arena at an Obama event in Milwaukee on Saturday.

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What 18,000 person crowd looks like


1 posted on 09/23/2012 8:40:15 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Isn’t this also the way they count vote ?


2 posted on 09/23/2012 8:53:20 AM PDT by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: Perdogg

what the hell are all those whites doing there?....bammey doesn’t respect you and either will he protect you, idiots..


3 posted on 09/23/2012 8:55:47 AM PDT by cherry
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To: piroque

It is definitely how they do the polling.


4 posted on 09/23/2012 8:56:21 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Perdogg

million-man math makes a comeback


5 posted on 09/23/2012 8:56:47 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: Perdogg

They take up less space if they’re dead. Heck, he could have had the entire Cook County death register in there with him, for all we know.


6 posted on 09/23/2012 8:57:49 AM PDT by livius
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To: Perdogg
On Breitbart they have a link to a Patch (local online news) video. One or two crowd shots and a few interviews (I had the sound off - wanted to keep my breakfast down thank you very much)

This is the Summerfest grounds....looking at few people milling by in the background will give you an idea of how pathetically small this gathering was.

And on a Saturday???? I took a day off to take my girls to Danny Gokey day a few years back and the entire grounds was packed.

I would venture a Captain and Tenille Revival would have gathered more folks to the Summerfest grounds on a Saturday afternoon - with a cover charge even.

7 posted on 09/23/2012 9:05:39 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (At 3 am on 9-11 as our embassy in Libya was under attack, the chair was empty but the bed was full)
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To: Perdogg

The seating configuration is set up in a bowl shape, with seating for 5,000 (2,500 bleachers; 2,500 seats)Covered


8 posted on 09/23/2012 9:19:53 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: Perdogg
Campaign song: The thrill is gone
9 posted on 09/23/2012 9:21:41 AM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Perdogg

How can you tell when a politician is lying? His lips are moving...

How can you tell when the media is lying? They’re reporting on something....

Anymore, about the only thing I trust from the LSMSM are the ads. At least the law requires advertisers to be (mostly) truthful...


10 posted on 09/23/2012 9:27:18 AM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: cherry
what the hell are all those whites doing there?

Either guilty whites going for two in a row or union people. Or, there's a white guy concert on right after obie.

11 posted on 09/23/2012 9:36:57 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: castlebrew

Wisconsin ping


12 posted on 09/23/2012 9:37:31 AM PDT by muwarriors92
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To: Perdogg
Obama math.
Kind of like the 11% current unemployment rate (counted the way it was 2008); being counted as 8.3% instead (today).
13 posted on 09/23/2012 9:40:29 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Obama is opening for Jeff Foxworthy ?


14 posted on 09/23/2012 9:41:32 AM PDT by al baby (“If Barack Obama has a Harvard law degree, he didn’t earn that. Somebody else made that happen.”)
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To: Perdogg

As always, I hope this election can end up being a referendum on the media.


15 posted on 09/23/2012 9:43:56 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: castlebrew
But Obama is different. He is not a politician. Oh yeah, that doesn't work any more. That was last campaign's promise. Never mind....
16 posted on 09/23/2012 10:16:17 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: Mygirlsmom

Tenille Revival

be still my heart..


17 posted on 09/23/2012 10:21:20 AM PDT by RitchieAprile (my French needs no pardoning..)
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To: Mygirlsmom
I would venture a Captain and Tenille Revival would have gathered more folks

LOL!!! Priceless! :)

18 posted on 09/23/2012 10:33:52 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: piroque

At the rate he is going, Obama could NOT fill a one-hole outhouse & the media would claim he had an ‘overflow’ crowd of thousands.’


19 posted on 09/23/2012 10:40:38 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Vince Ferrer
Good one, BB King is the greatest.

You know why the Thrill is Gone?

It's Bad You Know

20 posted on 09/23/2012 11:04:04 AM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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