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Apr 18, 2011

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Fibonacci Blue

Here are some similar thoughts about crowd sizes and weather with some pictures.

http://fibonacciblue.tumblr.com/post/4672654524/the-ups-and-downs-of-crowds-in-public-activism

There was a pro-union rally in February where a larger crowd fought through unshoveled steps and snowbanks to see the speakers. If people are motivated, weather is less of a factor.

Phoenix Woman

What is it with Republicans and estrangement from the truth when it comes to these events? TBogg had great fun batting around some National Review idiot named James Pethokoukis concerning the latter's purple-prosed (if not purple-headed) coverage of Sarah Palin's parachuting into Madison for an extended photo-op Saturday: http://tbogg.firedoglake.com/2011/04/17/the-guns-of-testosterone/

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