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SCENES FROM ROMNEY-RYAN RALLY

Posted on | September 25, 2012 | 3 Comments

Mitt Romney speaks while Sen. Rand Paul (left), vice presidential
candidate Rep. Paul Ryan and Ohio Sen. Rob Portman listen.

DAYTON, Ohio
I blogged about the huge crowd for today’s rally at the Dayton Airport Expo Center in Vandalia, including singer Lee Greenwood, and someone on Twitter replied demanding photos, but I couldn’t get photos to upload on the available WiFi at the airport.

OK, so here it is, along with some other photos (click to enlarge any of them) showing the size of the crowd and other scenes from the event.

He’s proud to be an American — aren’t you?

This wide-angle shot (and I urge you to click and see it full-size) gives you a partial idea of how big the crowd was. The crowd wrapped around on both sides and behind the camera riser from which the photo was taken.

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman is interviewed by a TV crew after the rally.

Romney adviser Kevin Madden answers questions during an informal press “gaggle” after the rally.

A button vendor displays his wares after the event. I chatted briefly with him and he explained that he travels all over the country — it’s a full-time job — selling this merchandise at Republican rallies. So I guess Mitt Romney has already started creatings jobs and he’s not even president yet!

 



 

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