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AP Reports Imaginary Crowd as 'Largest Yet of the Obama Campaign'
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Posted on 09/24/2012 5:37:23 AM PDT by Perdogg

The mainstream media is faking every number is can get away with to save President Barack Obama. Not content with weighting poll samples with absurd Democrat margins, or spinning high unemployment rates, the media is now faking crowd numbers for Obama's events. The Associated Press is the latest offender, calling a Milwaukee, Wisconsin crowd that did not exist "the largest yet of Obama's reelection campaign."

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: lyingaboutcrowds; mediabias; propaganda
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1 posted on 09/24/2012 5:37:26 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg
More propaganda from the Socialist/Marxist media.
2 posted on 09/24/2012 5:40:56 AM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Perdogg
Since I refuse to watch or listen to ANY of the “O” blather, are the MSM visuals all ‘tight’ shots ... to make sure you can't get a realistic idea of the size of the ‘crowd’?
3 posted on 09/24/2012 5:42:20 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Perdogg

4 posted on 09/24/2012 5:43:43 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Perdogg

The London Independent was parroting this last night — that Obama spoke before a huge, enthisiastic crowd of 18,000 in Milwaukee. The “press” really has crossed the line to the old media of the Soviet Union, the difference being that the latter really didn’t try to create the impression it was legitimate - a typical headline in the Old USSR would be “Maximum Leader Brezhnev/Chernenko/Kosygin was stopped 88 times for wild, joyful applause by the party central committee.” Is it that much different with NBC, CBS, ABC, NY Times and the Washinton Post??


5 posted on 09/24/2012 5:43:44 AM PDT by laconic
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To: Perdogg
crowd that did not exist

Well, neither does their dear leader.

Empty Chair in Chief gets empty seats crowd.

Of course, these kinds of events have a major tramatic impact on TOTUS.
6 posted on 09/24/2012 5:48:05 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: laconic

Nope. And the more they do this, the bigger the hole they are digging for themselves?


7 posted on 09/24/2012 5:48:24 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Perdogg

What is it with presidential elections, AP, and Milwaukee? Isn’t Milwaukee the place where an AP reporter “heard” racist chants at a McCain rally, or something?


8 posted on 09/24/2012 5:49:16 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Perdogg
We are living through Soviet style propaganda... Here's Romney's crowd last night on CO. The same Romney who is all but finished and his supporters know it. Who is losing ground in the polls (yet has actually gained ground in the past 2 weeks).


9 posted on 09/24/2012 5:51:15 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: laconic; Mrs. B.S. Roberts

I prefer to label it the “Joseph Goebbels School of Journalism.”
No, I do NOT call them NAZIS. It is the JOURNALISTIC philosophy that is the same, and they strive for the same results.
I reject the PRAVDA similarity because Pravda did not even pretend to be ‘journalism’ in any way. I don’t recall Pravda denying that it was what it truly was.
Our media——oh well.


10 posted on 09/24/2012 5:51:45 AM PDT by CaptainAmiigaf ( NY Times: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: laconic
Sadam Hussein was reelected with 100% of the votes counted.
11 posted on 09/24/2012 5:51:47 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: Perdogg
Here's a picture of the crowd:

Oops, my mistake. It's Romney's crown in Denver last night.

12 posted on 09/24/2012 5:53:43 AM PDT by 109ACS (If this be Treason, then make the most of it. Patrick Henry, May 1765)
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To: laconic
crowd of 18,000 in Milwaukee

I read one thread or post that implied that the Obama event was held indoors, in an arena that had a max capacity of 5,000, even though the MSM were using the 18,000 number.

MSM are so complicit that they don't even blush when they get caught lying for Obama and the Dems. They just parrot the Obama election slogan: FORWARD!
13 posted on 09/24/2012 5:54:00 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: nhwingut

Wow, that is a huge crowd for Romney in Colorado. There is not a peep about this in mainstream media but plenty of photos showing Obama yukking it up with MC Hammer, Whoopi Goldberg and all the rest of that Hollywood/gangster rap crowd.


14 posted on 09/24/2012 5:54:07 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

What saddens me is that I have more respect for Pravda than our own media.

You EXPECT a bunch of commies to act like commies.

I watched my father work in the defense industry for years - fighting the commies in his particular way.

I think of all the soldiers - all the Cold War warriors - even all the politicians and past presidents who could agree on one thing....communism is evil.

And here we are - our press has morphed into a bunch lying commie bastards doing their best to support a commie takeover.
Unbelievable.


15 posted on 09/24/2012 5:55:33 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: 109ACS

Romney has lost it. Too many gaffes. That picture proves it.....


16 posted on 09/24/2012 5:57:08 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: Perdogg

There’s no need to manufacture crowds or embellish facts, and that goes for both sides.

The article plainly says there were 5,000 people there to hear Barry’s blather.

That is NOT a “crowd that did not exist,” but rather one much smaller than what was reported.


17 posted on 09/24/2012 5:57:32 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Perdogg; mongo141; SMARTY; Travis McGee; laconic; TomGuy; Spktyr; 1rudeboy; nhwingut; ...
The mainstream media is faking every number is can get away with to save President Barack Obama.

Breitbart.com has obviously spent tons of money on stupid fonts and flashy flash for their website.

Could they spend a few dimes on proofreading?

Sure we can figure it out, and speed is of the essence these days...but it's like potholes in the road. Sure the road is there, you can get where you're going, but it's going to jar your teeth out of your mouth.

Broken windows theory applies!

18 posted on 09/24/2012 5:58:28 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: Perdogg

——the largest yet of Obama’s reelection campaign.-——

The statement could be true. The people gathered could be the largest assemblage yet in the campaign but still small in absolute numbers.

The question becomes, at what point does an assemblage become a crowd?


19 posted on 09/24/2012 5:59:03 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Perdogg

One of the big differences between Hitler and Obama is that, at least Hitler could draw a crowd. LOL.


20 posted on 09/24/2012 5:59:19 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: 1rudeboy
There was a West Allis rally for Bush, where Bush announced that Bill Clinton was to undergo open-heart surgery. AP reported "The crowd booed, Bush did nothing." The crowd did not boo. That was a fiction from whole cloth. The fiction was repeated worldwide.

There was a fabricated "racist slur" report in the context of rallies against Congress as it passed Obamacare. The same day Pelosi paraded with the oversized gavel.

I'm not familiar with the report of a racist slur at a McCain rally.

You have a good hunch though, that there is an individual reporter who covers the Milwaukee area who is prone to lie.

21 posted on 09/24/2012 5:59:23 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Perdogg

Why do I get a feeling of searching for an old DVD of the movie “The Running Man”?


22 posted on 09/24/2012 6:00:09 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (OPSEC)
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To: Perdogg

It probably was the largest yet.


23 posted on 09/24/2012 6:04:13 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: Perdogg

Even if their claims were even remotely close to true... isn’t jamming in more than the allowed capacity a safety code violation?...

Oh, never mind... this is Obama... he IS the law.


24 posted on 09/24/2012 6:08:07 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Cboldt

Yup, that was the incident. Thanks.


25 posted on 09/24/2012 6:12:52 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Perdogg
Here is the photo from the Obama event!!!!!.


26 posted on 09/24/2012 6:15:16 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: CaptainAmiigaf
No, I do NOT call them NAZIS

I do.

27 posted on 09/24/2012 6:23:35 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Perdogg
Yeah, the media recently said Vice President Biden had a crowd of 750 for his speech at puclic school, Milford High School. Well I was there outside, as part of a Tea Party event, and I can tell you that what I know, based on the amount of cars and local newspapers photos of a 1/4 filled cafeteria, that I would say 150, and that would be a stretch. One hundred and fifty, not 750. Then I read that in a previous stop that day in Seamon, Ohio an even smaller , country school, his people reported, (guess)that's right they reported the crowd was 750 people. So we are led to believe that he got 750 people twice in one day. I would bet that cafeteria in Milford could NOT hold even 400 people, and that would be if they were standing on top of each other. What liars! But that is par for the course. INDEED, their people, their cult, almost demand that their Demoncrap politicians lie.
28 posted on 09/24/2012 6:24:50 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: timestax

bttt


29 posted on 09/24/2012 6:27:20 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: nhwingut

Oh come on. There is not more than a couple of hundred adoring fans there!

/s


30 posted on 09/24/2012 6:30:11 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: Scotswife

“And here we are - our press has morphed into a bunch lying commie bastards doing their best to support a commie takeover.
Unbelievable.”

The sad thing is that the first right stripped of a free society by socialism is FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. The press will be totally controlled by the 0.


31 posted on 09/24/2012 6:33:24 AM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (You can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Diogenesis
Look at all that choom! I bet Bama would have a hard time deciding between smoking it or play golf on it.
32 posted on 09/24/2012 6:42:13 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Perdogg
Assuming we will elect a conservative President and legislature, what will be done to correct the media thuggery?
Perhaps:
a) Restrict access to the president for press conferences to only those media sources that report accurately?
b) Fines and/or imprisonment for misstating obvious facts
c) loss of licensure (eg, FCC broadcast licenses
d) impose new (conservative)leadership on public broadcast (PBS, NPR)
e) restrict political maneuvering, eg Soros donations to media, under new ethical regulations?

Comments?

33 posted on 09/24/2012 6:43:37 AM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: timestax
MEET THINE ENEMY


34 posted on 09/24/2012 6:52:39 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: nhwingut

I see 100 people tops. /s


35 posted on 09/24/2012 7:12:01 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: Perdogg

36 posted on 09/24/2012 7:17:01 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (DIY Bumper Sticker: "THREE TIMES,/ DEMOCRATS/ REJECTED GOD")
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To: 109ACS

There has got to be 40,000-50,000 people there!


37 posted on 09/24/2012 7:17:31 AM PDT by painter (Obamahood,"Steal from the working people and give to the worthless.")
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To: mongo141

Here goes the media goose stepping with there “New Demokratik” Machine, nothing like history repeating itself. Once again, Welcome to the USSA!


38 posted on 09/24/2012 7:20:44 AM PDT by Busko
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To: Diogenesis

Let me put it this way, the Miami Hurricanes have bigger crowds at their home football games, than Obama gets for his speeches.


39 posted on 09/24/2012 7:22:06 AM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Perdogg
Phony crowds and phony poll numbers are all part of the Obama war plan. After they slip by with their election fraud, they will use the polls to show that the election was fair.
40 posted on 09/24/2012 7:22:11 AM PDT by ghostrider
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To: ghostrider
Phony crowds and phony poll numbers are all part of the Obama war plan. After they slip by with their election fraud, they will use the polls to show that the election was fair.

That's been my fear for a while. No one else seems to be commenting on this.

41 posted on 09/24/2012 7:26:32 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Scotswife
Don't lose heart, Scotswife ~

PSALM 37

12 The wicked plot against the righteous
and gnash their teeth at them;
13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked,
for he knows their day is coming.
14 The wicked draw the sword
and bend the bow to bring down the poor and needy,
to slay those whose ways are upright.
15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts,
and their bows will be broken.
16 Better the little that the righteous have
than the wealth of many wicked;
17 for the power of the wicked will be broken,
but the LORD upholds the righteous.

May it be soon, O Lord, may it be soon, in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ, Amen ...

42 posted on 09/24/2012 7:33:57 AM PDT by Pegita ('Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, just to take Him at His word ...)
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To: 109ACS

Awesome crowd. The media is still reporting Sarasota had a few hundred supporters and they only show pictures of people right around the stage, but 60 minutes made a mistake and showed Romney walking up to the stage in Sarasota and you could see quite a bit more of the crowd. There were at least 5,000 to 6,000 there. How big was the CO crowd? Looks huge.


43 posted on 09/24/2012 7:47:23 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: Diogenesis

This is a picture of a cemetary right? And the 18,000 people buried there are in fact Obama voters.


44 posted on 09/24/2012 7:49:29 AM PDT by anoldafvet
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To: laconic
No, today's mainstream media machine is no different than the old Soviet propaganda machinery.

ABCNBCMSNBCNYTMTVCNNCBS and the rest of those sordid losers really do behave like a bunch of North Korean news reporters, swearing total and unwavering allegiance to their Dear Leader.

45 posted on 09/24/2012 8:03:47 AM PDT by Prole (Please pray for the families of Chris and Channon. May God always watch over them)
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To: Perdogg

Those “virtual” supporters who could not actually be seen at the Obama rally are the same virtual voters who will appear on election day, vote for Obama, then disappear for another 4 years.


46 posted on 09/24/2012 8:18:22 AM PDT by Iron Munro (US Embassies Come and Go But An Obama Apology Lasts Forever)
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To: Perdogg
When the mainstream media calls a crowd is "the largest yet," but overestimates it by a factor of three or even four, you have a pretty good idea of how far they are willing to go to re-elect their patron saint.

It also says that all the other events were even more pathetic.

47 posted on 09/24/2012 8:47:07 AM PDT by raisetheroof ("To become Red is to become dead --- gradually." Alexander Solzhenitsyn)
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To: 109ACS
Oops, my mistake. It's Romney's crown in Denver last night.

Reminds me of some commie/CBS rally in DC. The crowd was large, thanks to union pressure, free lunches, and buses, but not close to packed, not nearly as good as the Tea Party/Glenn Beck rally a week or two earlier.

That didn't stop at least one of the "news" networks from doctoring the photo to match, or even copy crowd sections from the previous non-liberal rally at the same spot.

48 posted on 09/24/2012 8:54:02 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: laconic

“...Is it that much different with NBC, CBS, ABC, NY Times and the Washington Post??...”

Oh come on...you’re REALLY comparing our free, unbiased, impartial, totally non-partisan media/press with Pravda and Isvestia, Tass, and other Soviet-controlled organs of the State?

I’m Shocked...Shocked I say...

/sarc off...


49 posted on 09/24/2012 9:11:44 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Perdogg

EARLY VOTING STARTS THIS WEEK IN 30 OR MORE STATES.


50 posted on 09/24/2012 10:32:11 AM PDT by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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