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by Michael O. Allen on January 18, 2008

Tom Robbins of the village voice, one of my favorite writers, covered Obama talking and raising money in Jersey City last week:

Every pundit and pollster was still insisting that something
must have gone badly wrong for Barack Obama the night
before in the snows of New Hampshire as the line down
John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City kept growing last
Wednesday. The line went down the street and around the
corner at St. Peter’s College, and it was clear by 3 p.m. that
at least a third of those waiting patiently for the rally with
the Democratic senator from Illinois weren’t even going to
make it into the gym at the school’s Yanitelli Center, which
had a capacity 2,000 people.

Read the rest of his piece here

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