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Photo of the Day: Obama Waves to Empty Stands at Official Campaign Kick Off Rally
Gateway Pundit ^ | 5-6-2012 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/06/2012 8:16:57 AM PDT by smoothsailing

May 6, 2012

Photo of the Day: Obama Waves to Empty Stands at Official Campaign Kick Off Rally

Jim Hoft

Bummer. It was supposed to be such a big event.

Barack Obama waves to empty stands at his official 2012 campaign kick off rally in Ohio.


U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave to supporters at a campaign rally at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio May 5, 2012. President Obama officially kicked off his reelection campaign on Saturday with visits to Ohio and Virginia. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Here’s the campaign’s list of excuses for the low turnout.......

(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: grifters
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THANK YOU COLUMBUS!!!

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1 posted on 05/06/2012 8:17:01 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

Anyone have a count on the number of out of state busses that were on campus? I would bet there are more than one or two.


2 posted on 05/06/2012 8:19:59 AM PDT by libertyhoundusnr
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To: smoothsailing

sometimes....life can be pretty sweet!


3 posted on 05/06/2012 8:25:46 AM PDT by homegroan (yes, I'm still here...)
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To: smoothsailing

Dateline Columbus, Ohio

Today obelezebub and his dark angel played to a crowd of tens of lukewarm supporters and other assorted nuts.


4 posted on 05/06/2012 8:26:31 AM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: libertyhoundusnr
Anyone have a count on the number of out of state busses that were on campus? I would bet there are more than one or two.

No doubt a bunch, but not enough. I've read in the past that SEIU co-ordinates the bus mobs. This one was a fail. :)

5 posted on 05/06/2012 8:27:01 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
Another view, this one taken by a non-state media photographer (from the Breitbart site). I wonder how many of the people on the floor are media/staff/police?


6 posted on 05/06/2012 8:27:49 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: smoothsailing

Where were the Greek Columns and the Togas for the Emporer and Empress? They couldn’t find any unused circus tent for Michelle the Mooch?


7 posted on 05/06/2012 8:27:58 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: smoothsailing

Not to worry. The people will be photoshopped in like a fake birth certificate at a later date.


8 posted on 05/06/2012 8:28:09 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: smoothsailing

They shouldn’t have scheduled the job fair on the same day.


9 posted on 05/06/2012 8:40:26 AM PDT by zwerni (this isn't gonna be good for business)
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To: smoothsailing
Take the time and go here for an excellent video:

http://www.youtube.com/v/Z6QOscKvUjU?version=3&feature=player_detailpage

10 posted on 05/06/2012 8:40:32 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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Second Deck Empty. Obo and Mooch play to half empty house.


11 posted on 05/06/2012 8:42:15 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing

They’ll have to start busing around the Occupy Wall Street crowd to fill the venues.


12 posted on 05/06/2012 8:42:25 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Texas Eagle

Yes....and fainters; don’t forget to add the fainters.


13 posted on 05/06/2012 8:43:48 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: smoothsailing
OMG! They couldn't find enough drooling commie kids at OSU to fill an auditorium for the Great One?

Doesn't look good for Barry Soetoro.

14 posted on 05/06/2012 8:47:07 AM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: smoothsailing
All those seats are empty because everybody was working that day, having acquired jobs under Obama's robust job recovery programs and the booming economy!

I hope this isn't really necessary, but... [/sarc]


15 posted on 05/06/2012 8:48:54 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: smoothsailing

I’ve seen other photos showing a well lit stadium, where the empty seating was clear.

I wonder which AP hack decided to darken the background on this photo before releasing it.


16 posted on 05/06/2012 8:50:39 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: smoothsailing

Notice how photo is cropped so as to not show the Wookie’s WIDE LOAD posterior?


17 posted on 05/06/2012 8:50:54 AM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: smoothsailing
Looks like these young people who voted for Obama when they were Freshmen and Sophomores (and who opted not to join the maggot infested OWS crowd) are out looking for jobs.

Obama is a POS!

18 posted on 05/06/2012 8:52:29 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: 2111USMC

That pic just cries out for photoshopping.
I can see looterman on the floor, Algore in
two or three places, even Bin Laden working
the concession stand. The opportunities are
priceless.


19 posted on 05/06/2012 8:53:30 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68
ROFLMAO!

Actually, I wouldn't put it past these losers. This whole thing is an illusion! The media comes out one day telling us a new poll shows Obama leading amongst college aged young people, while at the same time he's feverishly visiting every college campus he can. Sorry, but the media template and the Kenyan’s actions simply do NOT jive!

And to think this skinny, crack-head has never, ever had a “real” job! What a POS, loser!

20 posted on 05/06/2012 8:58:47 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: smoothsailing

On the plus side, the empty seats served to enhance the God-like reverb of His majestic voice....


21 posted on 05/06/2012 9:02:40 AM PDT by mikrofon (Helloooooooo...)
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To: Artcore

What is the name of that game where kids try to
spot the people hidden in the picture?

Some one could put Lenin, Marx, tojo, ho chi Minh,
Michael Jackson, all kinds of people in that pic
and have a contest to see who gets them all, winner
gets a dinner with a choice of either Michael Jackson
or Michele Obama.


22 posted on 05/06/2012 9:03:25 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: LostInBayport

” I wonder how many of the people on the floor are media/staff/police?”

1 of 4, no doubt.


23 posted on 05/06/2012 9:04:02 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar
> Notice how photo is cropped so as to not show the Wookie’s WIDE LOAD posterior?

Yep, that struck me immediately -- the angles indicate that the expanse of blue derriere keeps widening for quite a distance below the crop line.

"There's some serious junk in that trunk..."

24 posted on 05/06/2012 9:08:09 AM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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To: Don Corleone

Wow - thanks for link. I watched most of CPAC but missed that. The movie preview excellent to pass around to those in my family with short attention span.
http://www.youtube.com/v/Z6QOscKvUjU?version=3&feature=player_detailpage


25 posted on 05/06/2012 9:13:00 AM PDT by GILTN1stborn
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To: smoothsailing
If they had opened with the comedy styling of Joe Biden, the crowd would have been much larger and in a better mood.
26 posted on 05/06/2012 9:15:00 AM PDT by DeFault User
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To: smoothsailing
Perhaps some Virginians (or others) may remember this remark from an early-November 2008 campaign visit to Virginia, when Obama said:

'If you’ll stand with me, then I know that we can win Virginia and we can win this election and we can finally bring the change we need to Washington,' Obama told the estimated crowd of 35,000. 'I feel like we got a righteous wind at our backs here.'

For any who didn't notice the descriptive term used here as being a little out of the ordinary for a political candidate, consider these words from Chairman Mao:

“The ill wind of opportunism is falling, the righteous wind of socialism is on the rise.”

Later, during this Administration's early days, there was the White House's Anita Dunn's declaration that Mao is her "go to" philosopher.

What about the rhetoric of 2012?

27 posted on 05/06/2012 9:16:42 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: smoothsailing
OBAMA SPEECH IN WRIGLEY FIELD - November 1, 2012.


28 posted on 05/06/2012 9:18:44 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: smoothsailing

Sweet!


29 posted on 05/06/2012 9:20:06 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: Texas Eagle

BO and the Mooch won’t allow this to happen again. They will force people to fill the stadiums etc. They will do whatever it takes to protect their image. All sorts of freebies will be offered in order to fill the venues going forward.


30 posted on 05/06/2012 9:21:43 AM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: tet68

Zombies in the cheapseats....


31 posted on 05/06/2012 9:22:25 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Artcore

College professors are probably promising A’s and free beer for their students that go to BO rallies. That’s why they are there.


32 posted on 05/06/2012 9:23:56 AM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: DeFault User

Or... Bill Maher.


33 posted on 05/06/2012 9:24:07 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: smoothsailing
The prison guard is unarmed except for a prominent taser fanny pack.
34 posted on 05/06/2012 9:30:26 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: smoothsailing

I liked a comment at the site:

Those seats are not empty, that’s where the dead voters are seated.


35 posted on 05/06/2012 9:39:48 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Gaffer

BBBBWWWWWWHHHHAAAAAHHHAAAAAAA!!!


36 posted on 05/06/2012 9:43:58 AM PDT by McBuff
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To: smoothsailing
The empty seats are because stadiums are too big and too far from the stage for the women to throw their panties to Obama.

Leni

37 posted on 05/06/2012 9:45:04 AM PDT by MinuteGal (No control of historic Mt. Rushmore by UN... Get the U.S. OUT of the UN. Get the UN OUT of the U.S.)
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar
Notice how photo is cropped so as to not show the Wookie’s WIDE LOAD posterior?

Here's a front shot taken about the same time.

Rear shot.


38 posted on 05/06/2012 10:11:12 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: tet68

LOL! I like the way you think :)


39 posted on 05/06/2012 10:15:43 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Julia!!!!!! Don't Let Him Fool 'ya!!!!)
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To: smoothsailing

Seriously, is the woman unable to put her ankles together?? She stands like an old farmer. I’m no skinny-mini myself, but I know how to stand like a lady.


40 posted on 05/06/2012 10:22:21 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (Julia!!!!!! Don't Let Him Fool 'ya!!!!)
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To: smoothsailing

Haha, one notices the back stage is packed and
they all have signs. Pure photo op.

Thought I saw Elvis in there too.


41 posted on 05/06/2012 10:31:37 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Mygirlsmom

You are right, she stands like a lumberjack. She needs to rest her weight on the right leg, right hip out and put her left leg in front of her right foot. That is how models do it.


42 posted on 05/06/2012 10:38:16 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: RightOnline; All

“Yes....and fainters; don’t forget to add the fainters.”

LOL!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J80mVXvs64

“Everything about socialism is sham and affectation.” - 23.11 Ch23 Evil; Economic Harmonies; Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850


43 posted on 05/06/2012 10:40:41 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: smoothsailing

As for the ground level seating, remove all the federal employees ordered there, and the homeless bussed there for free food, and whaddya got?


44 posted on 05/06/2012 10:50:07 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: tet68

Come on all you photoshoppers, don’t you want
to do everything you can to help the resident
OUT.

I saw Lindsey Lohan, Snookie, the Kardasian sisters,
George Clooney, and Hugo Chavez in the first row.


45 posted on 05/06/2012 10:57:58 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: smoothsailing

Waving BYE-BYE!! O-BLAME-O AND MICHELLEMYBELLE...Start packin’!


46 posted on 05/06/2012 11:01:11 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: tet68

Where’s Waldo .. morph’s into .. Where’s Øbozo


47 posted on 05/06/2012 11:17:42 AM PDT by tomkat ( FU.baraq <font finger=middle>)
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To: tet68; Mygirlsmom; IrishPennant
I can see looterman...

LOOTERMAN & FLOOTER

flooter

H/t to IrishPennant for the image.:)

48 posted on 05/06/2012 11:32:24 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: smoothsailing
Shining some truth on those 'convenient' shadows :



49 posted on 05/06/2012 11:36:30 AM PDT by tomkat ( FU.baraq <font finger=middle>)
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To: smoothsailing

At lease she is wearing a decent dress for a change.


50 posted on 05/06/2012 11:48:04 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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