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    Obama draws 100,000 in St. Louis

    :eek:

    [IMG]http://images.huffingtonpost.com/gen/44291/thumbs/r-OBAMA-ST-LOUIS-huge.jpg[/IMG]

    [IMG]http://s.wsj.net/media/obamastlouis_Q_20081018135311.jpg[/IMG]

    [IMG]http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/10/18/gall.stlouis.cnn.jpg[/IMG]
    Last edited by Tyler Durden; 10-18-2008 at 07:25 PM.

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    Jeez...It's nutty the effect this guy has on people..

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    [QUOTE=CTM;2809764]Jeez...It's nutty the effect this guy has on people..[/QUOTE]

    Hopefully he can bring [B]everyone[/B] together after the election (If he in fact wins)

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    100,000 people want to see the next president

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    They weren't there for Obama. The Jonas Brothers were playing a concert just behind him.... ;)

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    That was Biden bubble-head giveway day.

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    [QUOTE=CTM;2809764]Jeez...It's nutty the effect this guy has on people..[/QUOTE]

    yeah it's nutty how after 8 years of Dubya - people want someone who seems thoughtful and steady instead of angry and arrogant. how nutty.

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    [url]http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/10/18/obama-rally-draws-100000-in-missouri/[/url]

    Wall Street Journal:

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    Barack Obama attracted 100,000 people at a Saturday rally here, his biggest crowd ever at a U.S. event.

    The crowd assembled under the Gateway Arch on a sunny Saturday afternoon to hear Obama speak about taxes and slam the Republicans on economic issues.

    Lt. Samuel Dotson of the St. Louis Police Department confirmed the number of attendees piled into the grassy lawn by the Mississippi River.

    To be sure, big crowds don’t always signal a big turnout on Election Day. But Obama’s ability to draw his largest audience yet in a typically red state that just weeks ago looked out of reach, could signal a changing electoral map.

    For months Missouri polls put Obama as much as ten percentage points behind Republican John McCain. It was widely believed that McCain’s pick of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate would have won over the state’s conservatives and boosted his chances there. So far, that hasn’t happened.

    A Rasmussen poll released on Friday shows Obama leading in Missouri 52% to 46% for McCain.

    Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill had harsh words for Palin when she introduced Obama on Saturday. Referring to comments Palin made earlier this week in North Carolina about “pro-America” states, McCaskill said “We have reached a new low in America politics when a candidate dares to say that one part of America is pro-America and another part is anti-America.”

    She also took a dig at McCain for selecting a vice presidential nominee with limited experience. “One [candidate] picked one of the strongest candidates for vice president he could’ve picked in the United States and well, the other didn’t.”

    Recognizing that big rallies don’t always result in cast ballots, the Obama campaign has dispatched thousands of field organizers and volunteers to Missouri to knock on doors in a statewide get out the vote effort.

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    Last edited by Tyler Durden; 10-18-2008 at 07:26 PM.

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    Tucker said all of this doesn't matter. Didn't anyone see McCain on Letterman?

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    [QUOTE=cr726;2810034]Tucker said all of this doesn't matter. Didn't anyone see McCain on Letterman?[/QUOTE]

    no what happened?

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    Sorry, I was being sarcastic.

    [QUOTE=Darth Vader;2810046]no what happened?[/QUOTE]

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    [QUOTE=Tyler Durden;2809766]Hopefully he can bring [B]everyone[/B] together after the election (If he in fact wins)[/QUOTE]

    Don't hold your breath.

    And yes, he IS going to win. There really is no question.

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