November 2, 2012
Romney Rally Compare & Contrast
This Twitter compare and contrast, from an Ohio Romney rally, is too stark not to mark with commentary. The first comes from AP reporter Steve Peoples, formerly a journalist on the political beat for the Providence Journal:
Steady stream of people leaving Romney rally in the middle of his speech. Maybe it's the cold, but energy level low in Ohio. #2012— Steve Peoples (@sppeoples) November 3, 2012
Next comes a picture from somebody in the audience (note that I've seen multiple similar pictures in my feed in the last half-hour or so:
Why I don't believe the polls that Romney is down in OH. I know crowd sizes don't equal victory, but enthusiasm does. twitter.com/dgjackson/stat…— NumbersMuncher (@NumbersMuncher) November 3, 2012
Even with social media, it really is possible to live in your own world, if you want to. Of course, being behind the curtain in Rhode Island makes it a bit easier... at least on one side of the aisle.
Update: Here's a video snippet of that "low energy."