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Obama Crowd Sizes 'Not Impressive'
Breitbart ^ | Nov.1, 2012 | http://cdn.breitbart.com/mediaserver/Breitbart/Big-Government/2012/Obamas/obama-disappointed-reuters

Posted on 11/02/2012 8:15:16 AM PDT by COUNTrecount

President Barack Obama today drew crowds of 2,600 in Green Bay, Wisconsin and 4,500 in Las Vegas, Nevada, a far cry from the nearly 80,000 people who showed up for a campaign rally of his during the last week of the 2008 campaign in Fairfax, Virginia.

New York Times reporter Mark Landler said the crowd sizes were "Not impressive for the last week of a campaign."

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; bho2012; buyersremorse; dontcryformekenya
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By all measures, enthusiasm for Obama -- even among his base -- has diminished considerably in 2012 from 2008, and Thursday's crowd sizes at Obama's rallies are more evidence of the enthusiasm gap Obama faces going into Election Day.


1 posted on 11/02/2012 8:15:20 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

With falling wage growth under Obamao, they probably can’t afford to attend!

http://confoundedinterest.wordpress.com/2012/11/02/unemployment-rate-rises-to-


2 posted on 11/02/2012 8:16:33 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: COUNTrecount
His crowd in Columbus, Ohio this morning was 2,500. In 2008, his crowd in Columbus was 50,000.

A large chunk of his 2008 voters are just not going to show up. All of the polling is assuming a significant Democrat edge, but Gallup has it right - the enthusiasm is on our side this time.

3 posted on 11/02/2012 8:18:09 AM PDT by TonyInOhio (O-H-I-O, Barry - misspell our name and we kick you out!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Boy, up close that is one ugly man......................far away too!


4 posted on 11/02/2012 8:26:14 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: whitedog57

His small crowds vs Romney’s large crowd sizes and losses in early voting tell me where this is going. It’s good news for us.


5 posted on 11/02/2012 8:26:31 AM PDT by conservativepoet
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To: COUNTrecount

Odama!


6 posted on 11/02/2012 8:33:26 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (WINNING IS EVERYTHING!)
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To: V_TWIN
YES he is. What is that Big Pouch under his lip? Is he a snuff dipper?

That is exactly what that looks like.

Gosh darn ugly man, inside and out. I heard it said his daughters say he stinks as well, (smoke, I'm sure), but we know otherwise, rofl. He stinks at everything he does.

7 posted on 11/02/2012 8:35:11 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: COUNTrecount

I was fortunate to meet Congressman and Mrs. Ryan last night at the Vegas victory center. The Nevada early vote is dramatically different than in 2008. All GOTV movement in Nevada tilts heavily toward RR.


8 posted on 11/02/2012 8:36:04 AM PDT by Kahuna
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To: COUNTrecount

Doesn’t mean the ‘no shows’ won’t vote.


9 posted on 11/02/2012 8:37:13 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador - Coulter.)
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To: COUNTrecount

They couldn’t even find enough to pay and import to attend? It must be bad.


10 posted on 11/02/2012 8:37:32 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: COUNTrecount

11 posted on 11/02/2012 8:40:05 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (January 20, 2013: The end of an error.)
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To: COUNTrecount
Yesterday Obama was in Las Vegas, again. The man who trashed our local economy as well as the national economy simply can't get enough of Las Vegas. But, I digress. What was so interesting to me was that I heard and saw multiple clips on the radio and tv of him speaking. He kept on saying the same old crap that was supposed to elicit applause, such as how well he was doing at creating jobs. Well, there was applause at each designated “pause for applause” spot, but in each clip I heard, the applause seemed to be very muted. Even the kool-aide drinkers in Las Vegas appear to have cut back some on their consumption.
12 posted on 11/02/2012 8:43:38 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Charles Henrickson

That’s great!


13 posted on 11/02/2012 8:44:50 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: metmom

http://instagram.com/p/Rh8qKXqijW/

From to TonyinOhio


14 posted on 11/02/2012 8:48:12 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Jay Z and the gang will help to assure the obamabots come out and the media will declare it amazing. Sad times.


15 posted on 11/02/2012 8:48:35 AM PDT by The Conservative Goddess
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To: COUNTrecount

LOL!!!


16 posted on 11/02/2012 8:50:07 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: COUNTrecount

Who needs people at rallys when you have SEIU maintaining voting machines.


17 posted on 11/02/2012 8:50:15 AM PDT by The Hound Passer
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To: COUNTrecount
Most of the Obama rally scenes I've viewed on tv show the Annointed One and maybe the union folks on the stage behind him. Can't see how many (or how few) people are in front.
18 posted on 11/02/2012 8:51:18 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Nevadan

19 posted on 11/02/2012 8:52:15 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: Charles Henrickson

How about

“Barakward”?


20 posted on 11/02/2012 8:53:36 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Charles Henrickson

Oppps....

How about

“Barackward”?


21 posted on 11/02/2012 8:54:28 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: The Conservative Goddess

The Obamabots in NJ and NYC are under water,have no electricity, no subway, and their Obamaphones are not working.

The polling places are where? Unless JayZ invites them to vote from his apartment I think that the NY results may suffer.


22 posted on 11/02/2012 8:55:55 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: COUNTrecount
and their Obamaphones are not working? Wow! Until this moment I did not truly realize the dire straits those Obamabots in NJ and NYC are in. Surely the local Democrats will get their phone service back quickly so that Obama can text message his concern for them and their votes.
23 posted on 11/02/2012 9:02:29 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: COUNTrecount
ABC news Ann Compton is on the radio and is at the rally with 20,000 so excited. I kid you not!
24 posted on 11/02/2012 9:07:12 AM PDT by angcat (ROMNEY/RYAN 2012)
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To: Nevadan

Staten Island is Red that will not be good for us.


25 posted on 11/02/2012 9:08:29 AM PDT by angcat (ROMNEY/RYAN 2012)
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To: Kahuna

I thought Nevada was one of those states that like California, always went democrat?


26 posted on 11/02/2012 9:09:37 AM PDT by diamond6 (Freerepublic.com and Hillbuzz.org are my go to sites for conservative news.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Lots of tickets available for the big Concord NH “pre-victory” rally tomorrow.


27 posted on 11/02/2012 9:10:22 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: metmom

28 posted on 11/02/2012 9:10:27 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (January 20, 2013: The end of an error.)
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To: metmom

29 posted on 11/02/2012 9:11:44 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (January 20, 2013: The end of an error.)
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To: angcat

Ann Compton sounds like she is having a constant orgasm when talking. Especially when the subject is Obama.


30 posted on 11/02/2012 9:13:10 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: angcat

Which side is more willing to crawl over broken glass (even literally) this time in order to vote? The Democrats or the Republicans? The enthusiasm gap may bode well for us.


31 posted on 11/02/2012 9:14:56 AM PDT by Charles Henrickson (January 20, 2013: The end of an error.)
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To: angcat

Staten Island is in dire straits, no electricity, no food, no gasoline,tempers are flaring.

The last thing that they are thinking about is voting.

‘We Need Food, We Need Clothing’: Staten Island Residents Plead for Help 3 Days After Sandy

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2012/11/were-going-to-die-staten-island-residents-plead-for-help-3-days-after-sandy/


32 posted on 11/02/2012 9:21:18 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: COUNTrecount; xzins; wmfights

I live in Liberal California and I have driven up and down this state several times in the last few months and I think I can count on both hands the number of Obama/Biden bumper stickers I have seen. There does not appear to be any excitement for Obama here in Southern, Central and the Eastern Northern California. There may be a few Obama Bumper Stickers in West Hollywood and San Francisco, but there is really no groundswell of popular support like there was in 2008. I have actually seen more MITT and Romney/Ryan bumper stickers than Obama/Biden stickers this year.

There are several measures on the ballot to RAISE TAXES and as a general rule those measure always go down by at least 55% of the vote in California. Ballot measures that try to raise taxes always bring out the conservatives en masse (which is why the legistature tries to put them in off year elections so that the teachers unions and government employee unions can push their members to vote while the rest of the state sleeps).

Depending on the turnout of people who hate Obama and don’t want to be taxed anymore, I think California could be in play. That would be sweet.

There are a lot of people who would crawl across broken glass to vote out Obama and I don’t think I know a single person who would crawl across broken glass to vote for Obama. There is a lot of hatred here for Obama and there is not a groundswell of Romney haters except in the big city democrat hell holes. LA and San Francisco will go to Obama, but if the rest of the State turns out in big numbers for Romney/Ryan, then we could see a close race if not an upset.

Benghazi was a pivotal moment for me. I was considering going third party (as California was never considered a serious threat to Obama) but none of the third party candidates seem to be serious and I won’t cast my vote for someone whose heart is not in it to win it. I can’t imagine another 4 years of Obama where our National Security is concerned. I cast my vote for Romney/Ryan by dropping my ballot in the mail. Technically I was an “undecided” voter until I marked my ballot.

I believe that most, if not nearly all, the undecided voters at this point will either sit out the election or go for Romney/Ryan.

There have been no local television ads or radio ads for Obama in California. There have been some PAC ads that mention Romney and Ryan, but generally they are also hawking local politicians. The democrats are obviously taking this state for granted. But the democrats are still only a plurality and in California the 20% or more of independents could conceivably paint this state red. I will be surprised if it happens, but then it is in the realm of possibility.

Maybe Tuesday will be a “Chick Fil A” repeat. Maybe the whole world will be surprised as California goes Red.

We can HOPE can’t we?


33 posted on 11/02/2012 9:21:51 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: COUNTrecount

I’m referring to getting bigger crowds. Jay Z and Springstein will be campaigning with obama in Ohio on Monday, which will bring out the obamabots.


34 posted on 11/02/2012 9:28:23 AM PDT by The Conservative Goddess
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To: COUNTrecount
Many people consider Chicago activist Valerie Jarrett to be the “brain behind Obama”. She has her office on the second floor of the west wing of the White House. Yesterday she gave a final election pep rally to her ‘management team’ and sent them out to motivate their staffs.

Her comments that were related by one of her staffers should give people something to think about. According to him Jarrett told them,
“After we win this election, it’s our turn. Payback time. Everyone not with us is against us and they better be ready because we don’t forget. The ones who helped us will be rewarded, the ones who opposed us will get what they deserve. There is going to be hell to pay. Congress won’t be a problem for us this time. No election to worry about after this is over and we have two judges ready to go.”

He said she was talking directly to about three of them, Senior staff. And she wasn’t trying to be quiet about it at all. And they were all listening and shaking their heads and smiling while she said it.

If Obama wins and begins a revenge administration, don’t forget the people you know who voted for him.

35 posted on 11/02/2012 9:28:30 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: Charles Henrickson

Nice!


36 posted on 11/02/2012 9:31:07 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: Baynative

That is one truly evil bitch.


37 posted on 11/02/2012 9:32:21 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Pray hard!)
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To: P-Marlowe

Rush: 2,800 people showed up in OH for Obama ... 15,000 were expected.


38 posted on 11/02/2012 9:39:36 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: P-Marlowe

You don’t consider Roseanne Barr and Cindy Sheehan of the Peace & Freedom party a viable 3rd party option? Who knew!! I completed the RR arrow and voted 75% opposite the LAT on the props a couple weeks ago so I know I did good


39 posted on 11/02/2012 9:40:30 AM PDT by newbie 10-21-00
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To: Baynative

I hope that hateful, vindicitive, sad excuse for a human being gets all the evil she has done to people, back in horribleness in her life. She is typical of a libtard.


40 posted on 11/02/2012 9:43:53 AM PDT by 1scrappymom (No, I am not a Republican. I am a CONSERVATIVE.)
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To: Baynative

Head fake, THEY know that they are not going to win.


41 posted on 11/02/2012 9:56:46 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't fail.)
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To: V_TWIN
Boy, up close that is one ugly man......................far away too!

No kidding! No wonder phat ass mabelle moochelle (no looker herself) said that their kids said "daddy stinks in the morning"! I can hardly imagine what this whole dysfunctional family (especially phatass moochelle & 0dumb0) look like in the morning!!!

42 posted on 11/02/2012 10:07:20 AM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: Baynative
Her comments that were related by one of her staffers

Who/what is the source of this?

43 posted on 11/02/2012 10:09:37 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Yet they want us to believe its a neck and neck race..

This is nonsense.

6 days before the election and a sitting Democratic president can’t pull 5k people in an urban area, but this thing is going down to the wire!

Please... turnout will at least be R+3/4 minimal.

Indies will go Romney by around 2-1.

Obama will not get out of the low 40s.

Fight like its a neck and neck race, but this its anyones race is nonsense. Huge chunks of the population will crawl across broken glass to throw this bum out, and those that plan to vote for him can’t even offer an enthusiastic defense of him.

Its abject nonsense we are heading to a squeaker.


44 posted on 11/02/2012 10:15:57 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Jane Long
I've been seeing it on blogs all over the place since last night. Most seem to refer back to the Ulsterman Report. I don't know it well, but I have no reason to doubt it, knowing Jarrett's history.
45 posted on 11/02/2012 10:21:56 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: P-Marlowe; COUNTrecount; xzins
Benghazi was a pivotal moment for me. I was considering going third party (as California was never considered a serious threat to Obama) but none of the third party candidates seem to be serious...

For me it was the selection of Ryan as VP. I have a great deal of respect for him and think it speaks well of Romney that he is willing to surround himself with intelligent strong people.

I believe that most, if not nearly all, the undecided voters at this point will either sit out the election or go for Romney/Ryan.

I think so to, but Rasmussen now has the race even and it is Romney that has been slipping. Needless to say I'm concerned.

There have been no local television ads or radio ads for Obama in California. There have been some PAC ads that mention Romney and Ryan, but generally they are also hawking local politicians.

As much fun as it is to think CA. might go for Romney the money spent tells the truth.

Overall it looks great for the House and I think Romney is going to win, but the Senate is a problem. Why is it that conservative candidates don't know how to respond when asked loaded questions about abortion? We should pick up MO. and keep IN., but both candidates dropped the ball big time! What's the point in picking up the Presidency, keeping the House and not getting the Senate?

We will see next wed. where we are.

46 posted on 11/02/2012 10:22:19 AM PDT by wmfights
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To: P-Marlowe

I too live in California, down in San Diego. I drive to UTC area for work and I have seen quite a few Romney bumper stickers every morning. I have seen fewer Obama stickers. Co-workers of mine trick-or-treating with their kids on Wednesday night told me they even saw Romney yard signs, but no Obama yard signs.

I head into Pacific Beach just about every weekend. Four years ago houses there had giant Obama banners draped over the sides of the houses. Stickers and yard signs everywhere. Today if you drive into PB, you would not even know there is an election in a few days.

I do not believe for a second Romney has a chance to take this sorry excuse of a state, but I do know that the enthusiasm level for Obama is abysmal.


47 posted on 11/02/2012 10:22:31 AM PDT by j_bonies
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To: Nevadan

News break at 9 AM today said that NON-UNION utility workers that are streaming to NYC & New Jersy, etc, to help are being TURNED AROUND and TURNED DOWN.

There is no cure for stupid in NYC & New Jersey, apparently.

It will take weeks & months to get that area back to a place where they can start rebuilding. They are ignorant enough to turn away talented help from smaller utilities because they are NOT UNION????

WTF???

They have absolutely NO RIGHT to bitch one little bit when they are turning away help.

There are approx 5 million farmers/ranchers in the USA who have big tractors & front end loaders who could help them get the sand removed. I can guarantee you that they are not union, either.

Watch those helpers get turned away!!!


48 posted on 11/02/2012 10:27:23 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: COUNTrecount

obozo campaign rally


49 posted on 11/02/2012 10:27:54 AM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: wmfights; xzins; wagglebee
Why is it that conservative candidates don't know how to respond when asked loaded questions about abortion?

All they need to do is to say, "I am a devout practicing Catholic and my position on Abortion mirrors that of my Church. If that bothers you, then don't vote for me."

If they are protestant, then they might have a more difficult time since Protestant Churches are all over the map on the issue.

If you are a Protestant, I think all you need to say is something like you do not believe that children should be punished for the sins of their parents. Hard facts make bad law. Exceptions for Rape or incest and the hard facts. Killing the child because of the circumstances of it's conception is murder.

The problem is they dance around the issue and sound apologetic. They need to take a hard stand and then challenge the questioner with something like "Do you believe in the death penalty for children conceived in difficult situations?" "Do you believe that children who are anticipated to be burdens to their parents should be executed". Those sound bites will never make the news.

50 posted on 11/02/2012 10:33:55 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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