“I’m Not Dead Yet!”

First things first; crowd sizes are in no way indicative of how well a politician will do on election day.  Back in 2004, John Kerry managed at least once to pull a crowd of 100,000, and he still lost.  But a McCain rally in Tampa today could hold some fascinating information. In 2004, just one day before...

It’s Called PROMOTION…

“WE’VE BEEN HAD!” Michael Goldfarb exclaims in trademark indignation, while Bobby Knight (not of the chair throwing variety, but he may sling a stool once in a while) is agape.  Why?  Because Obama had an opening band by the name of the Decemberists playing at his super mega rally in...

Obama Draws General Election Sized Crowd

Simply put, the size of the crowd in attendance at an Obama rally in Portland, Oregon was astonishing. 75,000 became the final, confirmed estimate, and this for a rally during the primaries.  That number is something one might expect to see for a rally held during the heat of a general election race,...