Sunday, February 17, 2008

Okay, this is just dumb

World Nut Daily sees the problem of fainting participants at Obama rallies and sees a cult. Now, I've already pointed out the problem of Obamabots who pretty much do act like cult followers, but as World Nut Daily themselves point out, people fainted at Kerry rallies too. Somehow I doubt that this was from getting over-excited, given the fact that the only people Kerry got over-excited were the makers of anti-narcolepsy drugs. I suspect standing around in the sun for four hours without food or water might have something to do with it...

- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. I definitely don't feel like a cult member. I actually was leaning more towards Edwards before he dropped out. Then, I was kind of wishy/washy, but some of the things that the Clintons have done lately offend me (do they really think we are so stupid), and they also make me feel like their "true colors" are showing. I could be wrong about that, but it is how I feel right now. I have been totally turned off by it and will now be supporting Obama.

    Where I saw him, it was first come/first in, no advance tickets or anything. I'm not sure how big a crowd they expected. Some of the very young people started lining up 5 hours before the doors opened, which was 2 hours before the actual event.

    Yeah, not me. I got there about a half hour before doors opened and then got in line guessing I wouldn't get in, but I was wrong. (I later found out it was televised and I could have watched from my comfy couch - UGH - my back would have appreciated that much more.)

    I thought it was planned well. There was a fire marshall on site, and about 700-800 people were not allowed in, though he talked to them before talking to us inside, according to the newspaper. They also had speakers set up outside.

    It was fairly crowded inside but not ridiculous, no worse than some ballgames I have attended. It was fairly cool when we got in there, but, after you have about 3,000 people in a room for 2-3 hours, it gets HOT. I planned and dressed in layers because it's too cold to be outside for long otherwise, but a lot of people did not plan as well. I think it was more the heat and no way of really cooling down if you were in the middle of the group than anything. There was a person who asked for water at our event (not sure if anyone actually fainted). There were also a lot of very bright lights at this event, adding to the heat issue.

    Wow, that was more than 2 cents worth - sorry....

  2. Ah, those monkeys just drive me nuts.

  3. You've made a punctuation error. The post should read:

    Okay, this is just dumb: World Nut Daily.


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