20,000 Currently Estimated at March on Washington, 100,000 Were Expected

Breitbart, August 28, 2013

While over 100,000 people were expected to show up at today’s ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, late estimates put the crowd numbers at 20,000. Mike Levine of ABC News reported at 2:10 p.m. ET that unofficial crowd estimates from law enforcement sources put the number at “over 20,000.”

The original March on Washington was attended by anywhere from 250,000 to 1 million people. The “I Have a Dream” speech was attended by an estimated 200,000 Americans. By way of contrast, according to the Christian Science Monitor, somewhere between 78,000 and 96,000 attended Glenn Beck’s 2010 rally on the Mall in Washington.

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  • Puggg

    Compare the condition of the grounds after Glenn Beck’s thing and this thing on Wednesday. The former, clean as a whistle, as if nobody was ever there. The latter, trash and junk all over the place. And I thought Glenn Beck’s thing actually had around a million. In fact, I heard somewhere credible that it was the largest political event in D.C. history.

    • My exact thought = How much garbage did they leave behind?

      • me

        How much crime was committed against ‘Whitey’ on the way home?

        • OlderWoman

          And were their shootings that were covered up?

    • Romulus

      I was there. There was well over90,000 . I dont know who reported the stats, but if it was any of the dc papers, rest assured, it was under reported.

      • Puggg

        That was an event that I was happier about when it happened, but as time went on, I wasn’t so happy about. Wasn’t this the event with that MLK niece?

        • Romulus

          Yes. Towards the end , I became very disappointed. Left wing agitators everywhere, the idiot nieces speech, the rabbi and imam, standing by Beck,… As if they’ll ever be a coming together of the three. I did enjoy destroying some left wing jackwads arguments publicly in front of a sizable crowd, however.

          • Puggg

            So you had idiot left wing agitators and an idiot fake conservative race panderer. Were there many sane people there?

          • Romulus

            There were thousands of good people there. It annoys me ,however, the pandering rhetoric.

    • bigone4u

      Puggg, the term “ghetto trash” can be taken as metaphor, as in “He’s nothing but ghetto trash,” or taken literally, “See all the trash in the ghetto.” You have my permission to use this example with your students.

      • Puggg

        I don’t have students. The people I have responsibility over don’t really think of me as a teacher.

  • Luca

    Too many blacks standing in line at the welfare office to attend this. They had to bus in the Acorn members and paid attendees.

    Here in LA there was supposed to be some big rally to raise fast-food workers pay to $15 an hour. A local station interviewed 17 people and found that 16 of them were paid union members.

    • “Si Se Puede” was being chanted at these fast feeder 365BellCurve rallies in New York.

      So there you go, they complain about low wages, demand higher wages, then…

      …demand that the borders be swung wide upon so that more cheap labor can flood in.

      • me

        It’s Beaner logic.

      • Stentorian_Commentator

        Ain’t that the truth. I’d call it cognitive dissonance, but I’m guessing it’s more likely a lack of cognition.

        • BonusGift

          Thanks for that one, I like that great alliterative contrast. Is it cognitive dissonance or lack of cognition? It does seem to swing, sometimes wildly, between the two for the cultural Marxists.

      • BonusGift

        In saner times two things like that that are at complete transparent odds of each other would be brushed off for what they are (i.e., insane and/or idiotic); but today the mainstream/tribal press presents them with a straight face (deadpan as it were) and implies anyone not following along is a ‘racist’, ‘Nazi’, … fill in the word or words meant to stop logical thought and push the illogic emotion button. I think that if civilization/YT survives this it will be called something like the Insane Times or Stupid Times.

  • Spartacus

    “The original March on Washington was attended by anywhere from 250,000 to 1 million people.”

    ———————————————————————————————————————

    Why do I doubt this ?

    • me

      You dare question our non-goy media?

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Yet our whole country revolves around them…

  • joesolargenius

    You can always tell when your leaving a white neighborhood by the amount of trash you see on the side of the road, In Los Angeles people ( undocumented new democrats) automatically throw their trash on the ground even if there is a trash can nearby.Because I am a fairly large man 6 ft 3 inches and 300 pounds whom speaks Spanish I can navigate those Barrios and survive with a lot less problems than when in a Black neighborhood and have even chased black criminals into those areas and cornered them until the police arrived. I would also like to add that in my lifetime there have been three futile attempts to rob me , all in Southern California and twice by blacks and once by two drunk white marines in Oceanside ,Cal..

    • In Chicago, you can tell which buses goes to bad neighborhoods because there are always chicken bones on the sidewalk at the bus stop.

      I was near one of those bus stops a few months ago when I got the “Hey big guy” after seeing him pointing at me to somebody across the street. I pulled out my cell phone, 9-1-1, and started walking directly at him. The vermin took off and ran across the street through traffic.

      • IstvanIN

        How did he know you were dialing 911? I wouldn’t assume that if I saw someone dial a cell phone.

  • You should’ve seen all of the white people there.

    • MekongDelta69

      Let me see… hmm… I’m gonna go with Clinton, Pelosi and Reid for a thousand Alex.

      • You’re doing it wrong. It has to be in the form of a question, and the topic would be “White Liberals of the 21st Century”.
        You see, you would’ve gotten it wrong because you only implied ONE single Clinton.

  • MekongDelta69

    Black math – “Million Man March” = 5,000 people show up.

    It’s like ‘Negro Time’ (a few great articles in the hard copy of AmRen).

    ‘Negro Time’ = “Whenever the hell I feel like showing up.”
    (I translated that from Ebonics to English, so you wouldn’t have to. No tips please – it’s on the house.)

    • BonusGift

      Now that’s funny; and I will try to use that one.

    • MBlanc46

      Also known as CP time (for colored people’s time).

  • Funruffian

    Perhaps the turnout of attendees was so much lower than expected, because word got out that there wouldn’t be some edgy RAP artist performing or maybe some free KFC samples.

    • me

      There were more Bantus fighting over Section 8 Housing in Chicago than what turned up for the MLK thingy.

      • BonusGift

        Where’s DBC on this one? I’ll give it halfhearted try: “What is more important to blacks than Saint MLK or Popeye’s Chicken for $300 Alex!” Answer: Section 8 housing.

  • sbuffalonative

    The original march estimate ‘anywhere from 250,000 to 1 million people’ seems a bit broad.

    • Spartacus

      I’ll bet the real number was below 100.000… And most of them were probably paid in chicken and watermelons to come .

      • You’re not just whistling Dixie. Twice before I’ve heard of relatively major black mass turnout political functions where fried chicken and watermelon were served at booths. They were probably attendance inducements.

        • BonusGift

          “Progressives” are the kings and queens of using inducements (including cash) and providing transportation (almost a given; and not just to get the last few miles to avoid congestion, but transporting the animals from their homes to the ‘event’) and implying that it’s all some ‘spontaneous’ outpouring of support.

  • Get a load of one of the signs left behind.

    “Budet Autonomy.”

    Oh well, it couldn’t be as bad as”

    “1,0000 Black Workers 1,0000 Jobs” (That was from St. Louis)

    or

    “I Have a Deram/Draem”

  • bigone4u

    A white country singer like LeAnn Rimes will drive blackie away every time. The organizers screwed up by putting her on the program. If George Strait or Garth Brooks had been there, no blacks would have shown up. A symphony orchestra playing Brahms or Beethoven would have brought a civil rights complaint from Sharpton, et. al. Ballet dancers would have created mass black suicide!! So, bring on the ballet dancers next year.

    • BonusGift

      Some things are funny because they have a small element of truth, that is just so funny and so true.

    • sbuffalonative

      All public events now require black entertainers and increasingly Hispanic entertainers.

  • TheAntidote

    He was interesting when he was on Fox doing investigative journalism, but I believe his higher ups told him to make the show crazier. Weeping, constant weeping, Sunday school lectures, and “history” lessons from a buffoon who started reading American history two years ago. Stewart, Comedy Central et al tried to ridicule and lampoon Beck and it wouldn’t work—nobody laughed. Apparently they didn’t understand you can’t send up a send-up.