Very Very Low Turn-Out At Obama Miami Event Last Night

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    I just went to the Free Republic websight and saw this,

    Check It Out:
    MIAMI, Fla. -- A low-dollar fundraiser here Monday felt like a throwback to the 2008 campaign.

    There was the same old soundtrack – including “City of Blinding Lights” by U2, the president’s 2008 anthem -- the enthusiastic organizers and the abundant appeals for supporters to rally behind President Obama.

    The one missing element? Overflowing crowds.

    Granted, it was a fundraiser, not a free rally. But the empty seats were hard to miss.

    The top level of the 2,200-seat concert hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts was entirely empty, as were the seats along the side of the second and third levels.

    "The expectation was 900," a Democratic official said, and more than 980 tickets were sold.

    Tickets for the Gen 44 event started at $44, the official said.



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    If he can't fill a stadium in Miami, how can he possibly win Florida? I hope Marco Rubio tries to fil that stadium someday and embarras the empty suit.
     
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    "The expectation was 900," a Democratic official said, and more than 980 tickets were sold.
     
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    But but..Ed Shultz is fat..:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Yeah. Some Democrat party hack is going to say "The expectation was 2500 people and we only sold 900 tickets." Sure, that's the ticket.
    Can I interest you in a bridge in Brooklyn?
     
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    He already owns half a dozen bridges in Brooklyn.

    Anyone who voted for Obama will believe anything. That much is clear.
     
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    Hmm. You got all this from the freeper website? Yay you.
     
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    Key words: "A Democratic official said"

    Obama really should be able to fill a 2,200 stadium, don't you think? As a rational human being, I would think you could see the flaw here.
     
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    Does anyone bother to go to support rallies at this time in the political cycle?
     
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    You'd think, particularly in a high minority area like Miami, that you could find 2,200 people who want to see the Messiah. It's Obama! Remember, he's really, really, popular.
     

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