“Palin draws crowd of 60,000 in The Villages”

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Republican vice presidential candidate, Alaska Gov., Sarah Palin, reaches out to autograph a giant lipstick after speaking during her first public Florida appearance in The Villages, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. (The Associated Press)

From: PaulFVillarreal

(Sept 21, 2008) — Sarah Palin speaks to a group estimated to be 60,000. The event was held at The Villages in Lady Lake, Florida.

Read more about it — and the giant crowds the popular Sarah Palin is drawing — here:

http://www.politico.com/blogs/jonathanmartin/0908/Palin_draws_largest_crowd_yet_for_GOP_.html?showall
A quote from that article by Jonathan Martin:

“Republicans can always draw good crowds out at the sprawling Villages — exactly a year ago I saw Fred Thompson thronged like a matinee idol there — but the Florida GOP is saying tonight that Palin’s crowd broke state attendance records. At the very least, it outpaced the 15,000 President Bush drew to the retirement community four years ago.

“To reiterate: An Alaska governor who was virtually unknown a month ago and is the number two on the presidential ticket may have doubled or tripled the crowd for a sitting president.”

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