Friday, November 27, 2009

Tea Party Overestimates Crowd Size Beyond Boundaries of Rational Thought

It's not hugely shocking to hear that the Tea Parties across the country have been massively overestimating their attendance at events since they first started.   But Sean over at Fired Up had a great catch recently.  The St. Louis Tea Party has repeatedly claimed that they had over 10,000 people in Keiner Plaza for their April "Life's Not Fair Because We Hate Paying Taxes" rally.  This is pretty darn amazing, considering that Keiner Plaza only holds 3,000 people.  So unless there were about 7,000 C.H.U.D.s enjoying the rally from underneath Keiner Plaza, we probably should continue to take all of their crowd estimates with a huge grain of salt. 

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