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Measuring Obama’s support in dollars and presense

Posted by mrsmart on October 20, 2008

No one sends money to a candidate’s campaign unless they are in support. Just 14 days from election, with attitudes crystalizing, few will attend a candidate’s campaign unless they indeed plan to vote for the candidate–Emmanuel A. Smart

This picture and the news of Obama’s whopping $150 million fund raising number tell the story. Click on the picture to view. Continued below.

Obama speaks to the largest crowd of supporters live, yet in the US.

Obama speaks to the largest crowd of supporters yet

On October 13, I wrote about the country’s economic woes and superb campaigning by the Obama’s team trumping so-called Bradley effect. Two specific events this past weekend help seal this thinking. On Saturday, the Obama’s campaign released their September fund raising total, a whopping $150 million dollars and Obama speaks to 100,000 people in Missouri, the largest crowd before whom he’s ever spoken in the US. Check out the crowd. Case close.

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