Obama's Final CO Visit: Mile Long Line, Hours To Go
Hour and half later and we're almost in to see Obama in Aurora. 30,000 people. This is insane.— Andrew Emerton (@andwoo) November 5, 2012
Update: 10:45: President Obama has arrived. More at the bottom of the thread.
The line to see President Obama tonight at the Community College of Aurora – Lowry Campus began hours ago and quickly grew to over a mile long according to CBS News4 Colorado -- some say 1.5 miles. President Obama is not scheduled to speak until 10:25 pm, and may be a little late since he left Cincinnati late. Dave Matthews will perform a solo acoustic set.[More...]
Check out these tweets on the line to get in, 3 hours ahead of time:
Wow I've been walking for 20 minutes to get to the end of the line to see Obama in Aurora Colorado lots of love for Obama here— yesiga lopez (@yesigalopez) November 5, 2012
Insane amount of people out to see #Obama in Aurora, Colorado tonight. Cant even figure out the end of the line to get in.— Joe Kozlowicz (@kozmonautical) November 5, 2012
And just a minute ago:
In line with an estimated 20k of people to see President Obama and Dave Matthews in Aurora #forward— Greg Reck (@greck4) November 5, 2012
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In Hollywood, FL earlier today, 23,000 people attended Obama's event at McArthur High School.
Updates to follow.
Update: President Obama gave a great speech. Here is a summary of what he said. Here's a slideshow of pictures (screengrabs). He was animated and passionate, and the crowd loved him. What a difference between an Obama crowd and a Romney crowd. White bread vs. Multi-grain. We all know which one is healthier.
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