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NOM’s Marinelli can’t count

Timothy Kincaid

July 16th, 2010

National Organization for Marriage’s Louis Marinelli is blogging about the “enthusiastic rally for marriage in Manchester”. He says

Then we got to work and everything went pretty smoothly which gave us time to play some music prior to the rally, which started on time at noon with an introduction by Brian Brown who gave a very charismatic speech about how we will not tolerate being labled as bigots for standing up for what we believe in.

He received great applause from a crowd of marriage supporters that had quicky grown to over 150.

And here’s his wide-screen shot of the crowd:

How many heads are in this picture? I count 74. And I compared it to the others from the same event and while some folks seem to have been milling about, this was pretty much it.

Don’t you wish the ones who claim moral superiority would at least try to speak truthfully?



July 16th, 2010 | LINK

Maybe he was including the counter-protesters, which would be playing equally fast & loose with the truth…

John Doucette
July 17th, 2010 | LINK

If this was at noon, how many were simply out on their lunch hour?

Richard Rush
July 17th, 2010 | LINK

Since this appears to be a fairly public location, many of those people were probably just staring in amazement at the NOM traveling freak show. All they need is a circus tent and they could call it The Bigot Top.

Mark F.
July 18th, 2010 | LINK

Well, it’s no different from when they have a gay march on Washington that attracts “millions” according to some gay group. Just sayin’ … everyone seems to do overcounts (not an excuse, of course). But this turnout is pretty anemic, I must say.

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