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Sunday, May 06, 2012

Well, That Wasn't Very Bright

When I heard that Barack Obama was going to kick off his reelection campaign in Ohio at the Schottenstein Center on the Ohio State campus I thought it to be a slick move.  Massive crowd. Moonstruck teens.  Chants.  Raucous cheering.  Adulation.  2008.

What I didn't take into account - and neither did Obama's handlers, obviously, - was the most basic of necessities - the crowd:

Obama Launches Campaign in Empty Arena.

Perhaps he should have kicked things off at the National Press Club.  Massive crowd. Chants.  Raucous cheering.  Adulation.  2008 ...