Saturday, October 30, 2010

215,000 rally for "Decaf Party"

October 30, 2010
Jon Stewart Rally: The Signs

..."I'm for the separation of church and hate."
{Sign at rally]...

"But we live now in hard times, not end times. ... Sanity will always be and has always been in the eye of the beholder. To see you here today and the kind of people that you are has restored mine."...

Sanity Reigns in Jon Stewart's America
New York Magazine

...Stewart gave up on an earlier plan to have the crowd count off one by one, and so reliable estimates of the crowd's size were hard to come by. CBS commissioned a firm that put the number at 215,000; the same company had estimated a mere 87,000 for the Glenn Beck event in August. (Beck insisted that "Restoring Honor" had at least half a million.)...

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