We estimate a million people from images by numerous media outlets as the crowd size of the rally in Madison Wisconsin yesterday. We may be off a bit on the number but we feel supporters of the president will feel good with our number.
Obama supporters arrived early, waited in long lines to cheer president
DAN SIMMONS | Wisconsin State Journal | firstname.lastname@example.org
An estimated 30,000 people packed shoulder to shoulder, filling the hill to capacity and turning in the largest crowd so far this election season.
There were steelworkers for Obama, veterans for Obama, grandmothers for Obama, at least one hunter for Obama and, more than anything, students of all ages for Obama.
Seventh-grader Julio Sanchez of Madison begged and begged his mother, Rosanna Lopez, for the chance to go. Eventually, she relented, agreeing to let him take a half-day off school and endure a long wait in line for a peek at history.
Read more at Madison.com
Wait, 30,000, looks like at least 900,000 to us. Look, even one hunter was at the rally. Holy cow, one hunter. We also wonder if the rally was a school field trip for some students?
Yes, we are being facetious but the media is also facetious with estimating crowd sizes or believing any number they seem comfortable with. Need we bring up the 18,000 tom Barrett estimated in Milwaukee a few weeks back. Never believe what you read, see or hear from the main stream media.