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BUMPED: A Tease From Searchlight, Nevada

Posted on | March 27, 2010 | 19 Comments

by Smitty

Correction: Fixed erroneous mention of Matthew Vadum.

SEARCHLIGHT, NV. The event was huge. Stacy phoned in a bit of a report, before the Battery Gods frowned and his phone passed out.

Andrew Breitbart, Andrew Marcus, Andrea Shea King, Victoria Jackson, Chris Cassone and Matthew Vadum were in attendance.

Photos and video of Sarah Palin to follow. Hit the tip jar, so that Stacy can upgrade his hardware to something more reliable.

Update, via email from TeaPartyExpress.org:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2010
CONTACT: Levi Russell at (509) 979-6615 or Levi@FrontLineStrat.com
Crowd Estimates Range from 9,000 – 30,000 People for “Showdown in Searchlight”
Crowd estimates from 9,000 – 30,000+ people for today’s Tea Party Express “Showdown in Searchlight” event featuring Governor Palin.
Members of the press corps estimated the crowd size between 9,000 – 14,000 but the security and crowd control firm working the event estimated 30,000+.
Representatives from the security firm indicated they would be happy to confirm their estimates with interested members of the press, and based their estimates on their history of crowd control for other such public events.

Update II: NiceDeb has more photos.

Update III: PJTV has the Governor Palin clip.

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Comments

  • http://pointofagun.blogspot.com/ Dave C

    Word is that a certain hobo hunting ewok is on his way out there too.

  • http://pointofagun.blogspot.com/ Dave C

    Word is that a certain hobo hunting ewok is on his way out there too.

  • http://reaganiterepublicanresistance.blogspot.com Reaganite Republican
  • http://reaganiterepublicanresistance.blogspot.com Reaganite Republican
  • Christopher
  • Christopher
  • http://americanpowerblog.blogspot.com/ Americaneocon

    Looking forward to it, Smitty …

  • http://americanpowerblog.blogspot.com/ Americaneocon

    Looking forward to it, Smitty …

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  • jfxgillis

    I’ll bend over and let every male in that crowd over the 9,000 estimate fuck me in the ass with a Sarah Palin picket sign.

    30,000. Yeah. Right. If there were 10,000 there it’d be a miracle of Fishes and Loaves proportion.

    I watched twenty minutes of the Fox coverage waiting for a pan of the crowd and after that 20 minutes I figured they were too embarrassed. When they finally HAD to because the podium cleared, you could see the crowd in the 5,000 to 7,500 range.

    If all of you deluded right-wingers hadn’t had personal experience of the sights and sounds when Sarah Palin addresses a crowd of 20 to 25,000, you might have an excuse for believing this bullshit estimate.

  • jfxgillis

    I’ll bend over and let every male in that crowd over the 9,000 estimate fuck me in the ass with a Sarah Palin picket sign.

    30,000. Yeah. Right. If there were 10,000 there it’d be a miracle of Fishes and Loaves proportion.

    I watched twenty minutes of the Fox coverage waiting for a pan of the crowd and after that 20 minutes I figured they were too embarrassed. When they finally HAD to because the podium cleared, you could see the crowd in the 5,000 to 7,500 range.

    If all of you deluded right-wingers hadn’t had personal experience of the sights and sounds when Sarah Palin addresses a crowd of 20 to 25,000, you might have an excuse for believing this bullshit estimate.

  • http://www.capitalresearch.org Matthew Vadum

    Although it looked like great fun I was NOT in Searchlight, Nevada, unless I’m Tyler Durden and went there in my sleep.

  • http://www.capitalresearch.org Matthew Vadum

    Although it looked like great fun I was NOT in Searchlight, Nevada, unless I’m Tyler Durden and went there in my sleep.

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  • http://theothermccain.com smitty

    @jfxgillis,
    Given the utter lack of integrity demonstrated by the media in reporting anything to do with the Tea Parties, I’ll take TPE at their word.

  • http://theothermccain.com smitty

    @jfxgillis,
    Given the utter lack of integrity demonstrated by the media in reporting anything to do with the Tea Parties, I’ll take TPE at their word.

  • jfxgillis

    smitty:

    Why take anyone at their word? Look and listen for yourself.

    I’ve been in demonstrations of 100 people and of 750,000 (I’m the 195,165th person back and 15th from the left in Forrest Gump) and quite a few gradations in between.

    I know what crowds look and feel and sound like and I know you know too.

  • jfxgillis

    smitty:

    Why take anyone at their word? Look and listen for yourself.

    I’ve been in demonstrations of 100 people and of 750,000 (I’m the 195,165th person back and 15th from the left in Forrest Gump) and quite a few gradations in between.

    I know what crowds look and feel and sound like and I know you know too.

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