This is priceless. Conservative wing-nut alternative reality:
Despite mainstream media attempts to characterize turnout as in the thousands, a spokesman for the National Park Service, Dan Bana, is quoted as saying “It is a record…. We believe it is the largest event held in Washington, D.C., ever.”
National Park Service Admits 9/12 Demo Largest On Record
The National Park Service says it will rely on a media report that says 1.8 million people attended President Obama's inauguration.
David Barna, a Park Service spokesman, said the agency did not conduct its own count. Instead, it will use a Washington Post account that said 1.8 million people gathered on the US Capitol grounds, National Mall, and parade route.
"It is a record," Barna said. "We believe it is the largest event held in Washington, D.C., ever."
Inaugural crowd size reportedly D.C. record - The Boston Globe
I hope that this can be resulted without violence, but it seems the people are starting to draw those lines.
There could be a variety of reasons that it's mainly white people that were drawn to DC that day.... NONE of them having anything to do about race in any way.
Sure Glen Beck fans count for a portion of those people, he's trying to take over that whole movementr and maintain an air of credibility.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Meh about the numbers, many of us Libertarians, and Right wingers, only protest one way. This ain't the time.
Matthew 10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
Best crowd size picture I've seen,panorama from high in capitol building