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May 01, 2008

What If They Gave The Hugest Evah Pro-Immigrant Pro-Immigration Reform Rally and Nobody Showed Up?

They'd blame it on fear.

Nothing to cite yet except my Dave in Texas taxicab ears, but an hour ago WBAP AM reported only a hundred or so showed up to protest in Dallas this afternoon.

But reports from Chicago say 150,000 demonstrators today, down from 400,000 a year ago. LA? 25,000 in the first rally (it's early yet), but "several hundred thousand" last year.

And New York? An undisclosed number of supporters added their names to the painting of a tree.

They told us immigration reform protestors would cower in fear in the last year of a Bush administration, and they were right!

West Coast Updates [from Gab]: 20,000 people expected in LA, 8500 counted. They counted a half million two years ago (whoever "they" are).

And the updated number from Chicago? Not quite 150,000. Less than 5,000.

Clearly the chill wind of dissent is blowing, and getting some results!


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