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Posted on 10/18/2008 12:41:13 PM PDT by Chet 99
Democrats Draw Crowd of 100,000
In Garment District, Mondale Dresses Down 'Radical Preachers'
NEW YORK, Nov. 1 -- In their last joint appearance before Election Day, Walter F. Mondale and Geraldine A. Ferraro drew an estimated 100,000 supporters to a Garment District rally where the Democratic candidates denounced the "radical preachers" and "extremists who control the Republican Party."
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Great post. Love all the historical perspective you’ve been providing. This one is especially timely. Keep it up.
Most are from neighboring Illinois.
Obama’s home base St. Louis and East St. Louis. Why is he camapigning where he shouldn’t have too.
Nice find! And you know Mondale really did do well with those city-dwellers, as will the marxist messiah. But guess what, McCain will still win the electoral vote.
Of course, it works both ways. I’ve been saying the same thing about the Palin’s crowds. Enthusiasm within the “choir” does not equate to election day returns.
Barack drew 100 thousand today in St. Louis.
Breathlessly reported on Fox.
Interesting. 1984. 100,000 people at a Dem rally. Breathlessly reported by the MSM.
Same as it ever was... same as it ever was... same as it ever was...
(Talking Heads, “Once in a Lifetime)
For a second there, I thought this was new. I was wondering why Ferraro was suddenly campaigning for Barry until I saw the date.
“Democrats Draw Crowd of 100,000”
Govt. cheese being handed out?
You do realize this was a MONDALE FERRARO rally lo these many decades ago?
Absolutely correct, don’t believe what you read or hear about Obama’s got it hands down, THEY DON’T WANT YOU TO COME OUT AND VOTE. REMEMBER THE MEDIA IS IN THE OBAMA CAN, THEY WANT A LOW VOTER TURN OUT OF REPUBLICANS AND COSERVATIVES, GET OUT AND VOTE
Democrats really have that whole cult of personality thing this year. “Followers”. And often we know a band is involved to help bring the crowds.
Republicans have “supporters” not followers.
Conservative thinkers know politicians work for us, far less “worship” going on there.
If Sarah draws large crowds, I think that is more significant. Each person there probably represents way more supporters at home then at a democrat cult gathering.
That's the point, in 84 Mondale/Ferraro drew 100,000 in their voting base, NYC, and in 2004 Obama draws 100,000 in a heavily urban and African-American area St. Louis/East St. Louis.
I think yours is the question we should be examining.
Is there any doubt Sarah could gather such a crowd in
Alaska if needed? But why?
People also lie to Pollsters especially this year with African-American in the race they don’t want to be called a racist!
It would be sweet irony if MCain won Minnestota. Ya, you betcha!
Thought maybe Obie Kinobi from KRYPTON had pulled that olde bag of wind Mondale and the Demorat Beauty Queen Gerri for one last try at saving his pompous Bass!
Why haven’t any reporters asked him how much he enjoyed his IRANIAN CAVIAR? At the same time, the Reporters could ask him if its TRUE that he refuses to use anything except genuine IRANIAN PRAYER RUGS AND FIGS?
Not that hard to get 100,000 down to the riverfront in St. Louis at all. Their July Fourth festival draws 2,000,000 or more for several days running.
Not sure McCain/Palin would draw. St. Louis City is heavily demo so the crowds would have to be from the suburbs.
Yup. That's why I quoted the Talking Heads lyrics from "Once in a Lifetime". It seemed apropos.
"Same as it ever was... same as it ever was... same as it ever was"
They say 100K but commie MSM does not even zoom out to see the evidence.
Democrats Draw Crowd of 100,000 morons looking for free handouts and shouting “Save us Obama! Save us!”
That the MSM’s favorite number for Liberal Rallies is 100,000, no matter the year, or the candidate. They think we’ll crawl in a hole and bawl if that many people are going to vote Dem.
Doesn’t say how many of the 100,000 at the current Obama rally were for McCain/Palin.
Consistency counts for more than one big draw, and as I said, I think the media pumped up the numbers the way they always do.
I saw this on t.v. and thought, oh how convenient. Trolls on our conservative websites are picking up on the fact that their rally numbers pale in comparison with ours. So what do they do? Do’nt ya’ll think this is just a little wierd? I do. It was set up. Those people aren’t predominatly from MO, hell no. This was set up, it’s fake.
I think another big part of it is, that even though I’m a conservative and heard that Bill Clinton was swinging through my neck of the woods, I went down there to see if I could catch a glimpse of him. It wasn’t an election year, but dang, there were a lot of people, and he did actually stop the limo along the hi-way and got out and shook hands. I shook his hand just for the hell of it.
My other conservative friend asked me, “why’d you do that?”
“Well,” I said, “if you knew the devil was coming to town, wouldn’t you want to see what he looked like in person?”
Glad it worked.
Don’t you have anything better to do?
Do you know that when I was a Senior in H.S., Mondale came to my hometown in Ga. during his campaign? Students were FORCED to go see him campaign during school hours. At the time we were glad to be skipping classes, but looking back, I see things differently.
With the exception of one picture, all the shots I saw were close-ups of him and the people on stage behind him. The applause and cheers were muted and subdued, not nearly as loud or enthusiastic as one would expect from 100,000 people. The one picture supposedly of the crowd appeared to be a wide-angle view from the side of the Arch Grounds. (In the photo the arch looked distorted, and the "crowd" appeared to me to be a mirrored image.)
Mondull and Ferraro drew 100K in New York City? Did them a lot of good. Reagan won New York State.
a radical, to a democrat, is anyone who is to the right of v. i. lenin.
Obama has been put to shame at the numbers of people going to the McCain/Palin rallies.
So what does “the One” do, he heads to an area, on a Saturday, that people are going to be in large numbers anyway, and where people do not have to go out of their way to get tickets for an Obama event.
In other news, A bomb scare today in Colorado Springs which led to cordoning off an area where the Republican headquarters is located. The suspicious package was left where Obama supporters have held a very recent protest. The Republican office is now in the process of handing out tickets for a Palin rally to be held on Monday.
An attempt to suppress the numbers of people going to the rally?
Maybe the point was to confuse and annoy people who refuse to read.
Or think Mondale is running.
Except here there was no real effort to see Obama. Obama went to them where they would be on a Saturday. No tickets except maybe for the people sitting close "The One" in St. Louis.
Who was the Hollywood celebrity draw today?
The MSM was reporting The Marxist's St Louis as a RECORD. NOT! Let's see... 100,000 in 1984 would be about 150,000 today.
More lies about size from a DemoPervert Bund Brownshirt Rally.
Yeah riight, where’s the photo
FREEPERS! Go to the thread below and read what some Missouri Freepers have to say about the pictures of Obama’s crowd. They think the photos have been photoshopped!
Well gee I’m impressed. Whats the deal? This is the 3rd article about the wonderous Obama drawing a big crowd. Am I at FR or DU?? Wheres the threads about the crowds Palin draws every day?
Wow, just wow.
Stay home election day - volunteer at the polls, GOTV, or plan for a massive riot/protest if O and Acorn steal.
Bused in a lot of People from Ill. Kansas City areas.
Lots of free goodie...concert....Obama is such a joke!!
Who knew there were that many Germans in Missouri?