The Tea Party Express blog is here.
12:34pm Eastern: Police estimate 1.2 million in attendance. ABC News reporting crowd at 2 million — tweets Tabitha Hale from D.C.
Teeny, tiny fringe, huh?
This quickly morphed into reporting by right-wing sources all over the country to "ABC reports DC crowd at 2 million!"
The DC police put the crowd at between 60,000 and 70,000. I guess teabagging morons have a difficulty counting, once there are more than a couple of zeroes strung end-on-end. But they don't have much trouble being rude:
One teabagging Youtuber has created a loop, so you can pretend you're seeing a lot more people than there really are:
In case you still have trouble grasping the difference in magnitude between 70,000 and 2,000,000, here's some assistance.
I've been searching the web for pictures from yesterday's Wasilla Tea Party event at Wasilla Lake. I couldn't make it. If you find any, you can provide a link in the comments.
Palmer-Wasilla area Alaska State Rep. Carl Gatto, who considers himself a teabagger ("our Tea Party"), promised to be there. This is from his most recent newsletter (PDF):
Remember, the Tea Party is this Saturday, September 12th, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Wasilla Lake Park!
See you there!
hat tip to Blue Texan
Update: Celtic Diva's Blue Oasis has more!