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RamboLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-27-04 10:42 PM
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1. ROFLMAO - Less than half ticket holders in Maine showed up!
Edited on Mon Sep-27-04 10:43 PM by rmpalmer
Only about 4,000 of the 9,400 people given tickets to the Bangor event showed. (Mr. Bumps insisted that undecided voters were welcome, but if there were any at the rally, they did a good job of faking their enthusiasm for Mr. Bush.)

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But in Bangor at least a dozen hecklers got in, which Mr. Bumps chalked up to the fact that it was Mr. Bush's first stop in Maine of the campaign.

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"It's like going to Disney World, only instead of the cartoon character saying you have to be this tall to ride, they have a picture of Rush Limbaugh saying you have to be this right-wing to get in," Mr. Shea said.

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  -NYT: At Bush Events, Tickets Come With a Catch kskiska  Sep-27-04 10:29 PM   #0 
  - ROFLMAO - Less than half ticket holders in Maine showed up!  rmpalmer   Sep-27-04 10:42 PM   #1 
  - We had to turn people away at the Edwards appearance in Maine Sunday  MaineDem   Sep-28-04 05:48 AM   #12 
  - We received tickets (?!) but didn't go  mainer   Sep-28-04 09:18 AM   #22 
  - HAHAHA, Bush is an idiot. I hope Kerry points out this in one of his  gatlingforme   Sep-28-04 09:41 AM   #24 
  - What a great line...  alcuno   Sep-27-04 10:51 PM   #2 
  - Seems perfectly natural.  krkaufman   Sep-27-04 11:01 PM   #3 
  - bout time they exposed this nonsense  seekthetruth   Sep-27-04 11:32 PM   #4 
  - This makes sure the audience is Bush supporters & keeps out hecklers.  demoman123   Sep-27-04 11:41 PM   #5 
  - HAH!! They're treating their supporters like performing circus animals.  progressivebebe   Sep-28-04 12:53 AM   #6 
  - Circus Animals ?? --Hell, they have a TRAINED CHIMPANZEE  saigon68   Sep-28-04 05:15 AM   #10 
  - LOL. so true.  progressivebebe   Sep-28-04 07:03 PM   #26 
  - Any any circus animal is smarter than those stupid * worshippers.  sfg25   Sep-28-04 05:39 AM   #11 
  - Totalitarianism is a movement not a campaign  teryang   Sep-28-04 06:05 AM   #13 
  - I wouldn't go to a bush event if they paid me and offered me  The_Casual_Observer   Sep-28-04 12:57 AM   #7 
  - This is a great idea!  pfitz59   Sep-28-04 12:59 AM   #8 
  - Message From Ed Gillespie  Why   Sep-28-04 09:30 AM   #23 
  - brigades? blitz ?... ....  leftchick   Sep-28-04 04:57 AM   #9 
  - i picked up the same imagery  Supersedeas   Sep-28-04 07:58 AM   #17 
  - Somebody explain this to me, I'm dumb  LizW   Sep-28-04 06:50 AM   #14 
  - Well said  bogey18   Sep-28-04 07:44 AM   #15 
  - This is a Thread Starter LizW!  leftchick   Sep-28-04 08:10 AM   #18 
  - It's an incarnation of their philosophy:  Ilsa   Sep-28-04 07:55 AM   #16 
  - Do they also hand out...  bush_has_to_go   Sep-28-04 08:58 AM   #20 
  - I'm Sure That Conscription Makes for Some Very Happy, Enthusiastic  Beetwasher   Sep-28-04 08:44 AM   #19 
  - yep  Neecy   Sep-28-04 09:03 AM   #21 
  - If you want to sabotage the proceedings...  Zerex71   Sep-28-04 11:28 AM   #25 
  - he calls this "fertilizing the grassroots": fertilizer is made up of...  MisterP   Sep-28-04 07:09 PM   #27 
  - Yes, your own SOUL..  VegasWolf   Sep-28-04 09:40 PM   #28 
  - kick  struggle4progress   Sep-29-04 10:15 PM   #29 
 

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