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Photos: Romney Draws Thousands in Wisconsin

posted at 3:12 pm on November 2, 2012 by

Republican sources in Wisconsin tell me more than 4,000 supporters crammed into a relatively small expo center near Milwaukee to hear Mitt Romney’s “closing argument” speech this morning, and that the campaign was forced to turn away thousands more at the door:

According to one estimate, roughly 2,000 people who couldn’t make it inside stood in the chilly fall weather outside the venue to listen to the address on speakers:

President Obama drew just 2,600 backers in Green Bay just yesterday, according to the New York Times.  In fairness, the president has visited Wisconsin much more frequently than Romney has in recent weeks.  Anecdotal evidence suggests that Democrats are nervous about the direction Wisconsin is heading, while GOP insiders are feeling optimistic.  The proof will be in the Tuesday night pudding either way.

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In fairness, the president has visited Wisconsin much more frequently than Romney has in recent weeks.

Yes, let’s be fair to a guy who accused his opponent of giving people cancer. Yeesh.

Fact is, it doesn’t matter how many times he’s been there, it’s the final week of the campaign and an incumbent president is drawing crowds even the NYT labels unimpressive.

changer1701 on November 2, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Wow, I do believe he can win WI…

OmahaConservative on November 2, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Wow.

Enthusiasm…

JohnGalt23 on November 2, 2012 at 3:23 PM

EXCELLENT

cmsinaz on November 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Goodbye hopenchange…don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out…
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Strike Hornet on November 2, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Crowds.

Early voting.

Enthusiams gap.

Leads with Independents.

All point to a Romney victory.

Norwegian on November 2, 2012 at 3:49 PM

Come on Cheeseheads, dominate the Sleeze-head…

hillsoftx on November 2, 2012 at 3:51 PM

And he got the Bart Starr endorsement to boot.

txmomof6 on November 2, 2012 at 4:13 PM

I’m feeling pretty optimistic myself. Trying to temper that a bit.

Cindy Munford on November 2, 2012 at 4:14 PM

And now this from bho, ‘revenge’ against the R’s? One has to wonder, just how much hate bho has for anyone here in the US that hasn’t come around to his way of thinking? bho is the most anti-American president in my memory!

http://nation.foxnews.com/president-obama/2012/11/02/obama-voting-best-revenge
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letget on November 2, 2012 at 4:20 PM

I’m feeling pretty optimistic myself. Trying to temper that a bit.

Cindy Munford on November 2, 2012 at 4:14 PM

Fight the impulse to channel your inner Eeyore padawan. Your faith shall be rewarded. Soon the Humpbot will arrive and your mourning will be turned into joy.

johnnybgood on November 2, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Were I in charge of such things, I would send the candidate outside after the indoor rally was finished, to say hello & give special thanks and extra motivation to the folks who couldnt get in.

Tell the people outside sorry you cant get in please stick with us and the man will come out and see you after. Then do so, shaking every hand if necessary.

Sacramento on November 2, 2012 at 4:39 PM

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NY Conservative on November 2, 2012 at 4:39 PM

@sacramento, some one on rush’s show the other day said they were in an overflow room and Romney came in there first and talk with them beore he went to man room.

JustHugh on November 2, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Were I in charge of such things, I would send the candidate outside after the indoor rally was finished, to say hello & give special thanks and extra motivation to the folks who couldnt get in.

Romney spoke to them afterwards.

bluealice on November 2, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Yes, let’s be fair to a guy who accused his opponent of giving people cancer. Yeesh.

Fact is, it doesn’t matter how many times he’s been there, it’s the final week of the campaign and an incumbent president is drawing crowds even the NYT labels unimpressive.

changer1701 on November 2, 2012 at 3:21 PM

I simply do not understand the urge of conservative pundits to “be fair” to Obama…

mnjg on November 2, 2012 at 5:17 PM