cnn...Tea Party protest heads to Reid's hometown in Nevada
i guess the media is going to follow the teashitters all along the way......
(CNN) -- Caravans of Tea Party activists will roll into Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's hometown in rural Nevada on Saturday to rally for his defeat in November.
Sarah Palin, who derided big government spending and "the Obama Pelosi Reid agenda" on Friday, will headline the event dubbed "Showdown in Searchlight."
The stop is part of the latest cross-country protest against big government and health care reform. Activists hope the protest will carry a strong symbolic message.
Reid, the four-term Democratic incumbent, is from the small town, which has one gas station and a McDonald's restaurant. Earlier in the week, activists in RVs started arriving at the rally site, an undeveloped piece of land down a mile-long dirt road.
The town is not equipped to handle the crowd if it's anywhere close to the 10,000 people organizers predict will show up, County Commissioner Steve Sisolak said.
3. I wonder if we will hear any real numbers for the crowd
The media is creating a sensation - first with Palin and then with the handful of whackos who show up to these events.
The obsession with Palin is frightening. I can only attribute it to the fact that there haven't been any other young, outspoken Republican women around. I say Palin is young only because she is younger than me. The media says she is a star, but most stars in Hollywood who are in their mid-40's find their star fading. What is the fascination with a Grandmother who shows poor judgment every time she opens her mouth? Her talking points are recycled from the 2008 campaign except for the insertion of "Teaparty".
The town is not equipped to handle the crowd if it's anywhere close to the 10,000 people organizers predict will show up, County Commissioner Steve Sisolak said. Sisolak he also has other concerns. "There are abandoned mines people could fall into..
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