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Politico, WSJ, and AP report Obama crowd at over 18,000; pavilion only holds 5000

Barack Obama visited Milwaukee on Saturday to rally the faithful in Wisconsin, which has turned into a potential swing state this year after Obama's fairly comfortable win by 6 points over John McCain in 2008. Reports on the event from Politico, the Wall Street Journal, and the Associated Press all cited the crowd at over 18,000 people. A local report from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel put the crowd at 5000, plus more in bleachers and on the pavement outside.

Politico and the WSJ stated that the event was

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Added: Sep-24-2012 Occurred On: Sep-22-2012
By: buzzardist
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Tags: barack, obama, milwaukee, politico, wsj, ap, media, lies, crowd, wisconsin, journal, sentinel, pavilion
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (load item map)
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  • The good news is only two of them missed work to attend.... 47%ers

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  • yup...MSM credibility = zero!

    They have to lie.

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  • Libtard and lies. Nothing to see here.

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  • The lefty-nutters do this all the time. They exaggerate numbers of attendances. Lies are the method by which the lefty-nutters manipulate you.

    I can remember attending a communist rally here in Sydney (to get pictures) and counted around 30 police and around 26 commies in attendance. The strongly left-wing Sun-Herald reported over 1000 people in attendance!

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  • It was another Wizard of Oz production with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel cast as Toto.

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  • And that's why we should vote for romney.....................................

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  • I can tell you from first-hand experience that 5000 is a low estimate for the crowd size. I not only attended this event, I was standing in the overflow crowd which you suggest did not exist...Empty bleacher seats? Nope, not once the event started. If there would have been empty bleacher seats I would have gladly taken them because we could not see very well from where we were standing. I cannot say whether there were as many in attendance as the newspapers suggest, but I can tell you without a More..

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  • WOW shocking...Wisconsin, extremely high union support = democratic donations

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  • lmmfao,..all these Government dependent nit wits are jumping in a pool without water,..
    they have no idea what the mandate amount is,.and they think they are going to live off the Rich,..lmmfao! not gonna happen lazy fucks!
    your gonna have to work for a living rather you like it or not,..

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  • Don't believe the hype.

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    • @mannixxx

      Ummmm...no. Read what is written. Rock concerts in other venues hold more people, and Obama in 2008 would have booked a bigger venue. This pavilion, however, seats only 5000, and it can hold up to another 5000 if people are standing. This is a dedicated concert venue, not a stadium. There is no floor seating that's been added. This concert venue has not been expanded in any way to hold more than capacity. There are not people standing in the overflow areas, and fire marshals w More..

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    • @mannixxx and once again...insert foot in mouth

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    • @mannixxx I don't listen to Rush Limbaugh but he has the most listened to program on radio. Just sayin'.

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