Saturday, August 28, 2010

Amazing Turnout at Lincoln Memorial for Glenn Beck Rally

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According to a McClatchy reporter (no conservative bastion there!),

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of people (despite efforts from Google Maps*) streamed onto the National Mall for a rally featuring Fox News personality Glenn Beck and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate.

*Parenthetical mine

By contrast, a counter rally held by the Rev. Al Sharpton drew about two to three thousand. To channel Ann Richards: "Poor Al! He can't hep it! He was born with a silver foot in his mouth!"

Whenever possible, Al, people vote with their feet.

2 comments:

  1. AirPhotosLive.com, who shot the aerials of the rally today and has done the estimates for several big DC area events pegs the attendance at 87,000 +/- 9,000. If you add the 9K you get 96,000 which is very close to Beck's original estimate that there'd be 100K people showing up today.

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  2. If that's true, then he only beat Sharpton by about 33 to 1.

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