-By Warner Todd Huston
Apparently even superstar Stevie Wonder can’t get people excited about voting for Obama in Ohio. Only 200 people showed up at a Saturday morning rally featuring the famed singer.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that singer Wonder announced from the stage that he’d sing a few songs, then the participants could board waiting vans that would take them to a local early voting place, and then he’d sing some more when they came back.
But, as the paper notes, no one went to vote. “No one left to vote after the first — or any — song.” The vans stayed idle.
On the other hand, Romney is generating throngs of people at his Ohio events.
A Romney rally in Ohio, estimates of 30,000 in attendance
Sure it’s anecdotal, but this observance of a lack of enthusiasm for Obama in Ohio has been reported for several days all across the state.
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Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago based freelance writer. He has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and before that he wrote articles on U.S. history for several small American magazines. His political columns are featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart’s BigGovernment.com, BigHollywood.com, and BigJournalism.com, as well as RightWingNews.com, RightPundits.com, CanadaFreePress.com, StoptheACLU.com, AmericanDaily.com, among many, many others. Mr. Huston is also endlessly amused that one of his articles formed the basis of an article in Germany’s Der Spiegel Magazine in 2008.
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