Politics Trump's Appearance in Vermont Tonight Should Be Interesting ......

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  1. tv910

    tv910 Well-Known Member

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    He's giving a speech in downtown Burlington at a venue that only holds 1,400 people. Trump's campaign committee handled the ticket distribution and gave out 20,000 tickets, they also confirmed that at least 6,500 definitely plan on attending. Police say only 1,400 will be admitted and there is no overflow location where the extra people can gather to watch the speech. Traffic and parking are a nightmare in that city even under the best of circumstances, this should be interesting. People started lining up this morning and Main St. is closed to vehicles. From the local TV station WCAX:

    BURLINGTON, Vt. -
    Burlington is getting ready for a major disruption this afternoon, caused by a campaign visit from Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump.

    At 4:30 a.m. the first person got in line for the event at the Flynn Center on Burlington's Main Street. By noontime the line stretched around the corner onto St. Paul Street with about 50-60 people.

    Many of those in line are from New York.

    Many people showed up early because they heard on the news how the Trump campaign gave out many more tickets than the venue can hold.

    "There were 20,000 tickets, 6,500 people confirmed they would show and there's only 1,400 seats. Then I heard the police chief say if you show up, don't expect to get in," said Mark Conrad, who was first in line for the Trump event in Burlington.

    Doors don't open until 5 p.m. The speech doesn't start until 7 p.m.
     
  2. Hugh Blowmont

    Hugh Blowmont Just be funny

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    Obviously creating the story that "people are clamoring" to get it.

    Meanwhile, Jeb Bush is standing outside of a Nashua, NH Taco Bell talking to two burners who came in for a 99 cent burrito and a homeless man begging for spare change...
     
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    OMG- do you think Bigfoot will be there, it is?!?

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    Pillow fight? :dontknow:


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    HEY BIGFOOT THIS IS VERMONT

    I HEAR YOU BEEN TALKING SHIT ABOUT ME

    I'M GOING TO GET MY FRIEND WISCONSIN AND WE'RE GOING TO KICK YOUR ASS
     
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    The Secret Service has been in town for a week making preparations, I wonder if his name came up.
     
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    ...not exactly. its known that opponents will ask for tickets by the thousands and then not show up for the event. all campaigns overbook tickets to try to get around this problem.
     
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    These people should be driven to the nearest pier and pushed in the ocean.
     
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    Would you settle for Lake Champlain? It's just a few blocks down the street from the Flynn Center.
     
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    Bosch76 2016 Politics POTY

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    Yes. Unless of course the JOB they are ditching to go to this rally would miss them.

    :haha:
     
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    Ah, yes, the beautiful oceans of Vermont

    How many times has someone told you to drown yourself?
     
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    A Trump campaign visit is akin to the whistlestop campaigns of yesteryear...

    People are excited about Trump.

    Watching the gang rapes occurring in Europe makes his candidacy all the more important.
     
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    Hitler liked to keep the crowd waiting. Builds tension.
     
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    I think losers who have no job and can afford to wait in line at 4:30am to see a reality show asshole spew bullshit for 60 minutes have NOTHING else to do. People are excited about anything.
     
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    Never.

    How many times has anyone said anything to you?
     
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    The beautiful beaches of Burlington :cool:
     
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    Someone's jelly
     
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    Why?
     
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    They're saying the reason they gave out many times then number of actual available seats was because they uncovered a plot for all the tickets to be taken by people and then those people not show up. Basically it sounds like a smear job was planned by some group (who knows who). Trump seems to be insuring it's not an issue by flooding the market with tickets, ensuring that just by sheer statistics, the seats will be full.

    And my guess is if 10,000 people show up, they'll do SOMETHING for the extra people. I don't know what.