Sunday, May 18, 2008

Obama's Largest Crowd Yet:
75,000 Rally in Portland, Oregon

For hours now, we've been seeing stories about the huge lines for today's outdoor rally at Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon.

It's now been confirmed that the actual crowd on hand topped 75,000 people (60,000 inside the gates of Waterfront Park, with another 15,000 outside).

Here is what the largest crowd yet of this Presidential campaign looks like:

UPDATED: From the Washington Post:

The sea of heads stretches for half a mile along the grassy embankment, while others watch from kayaks and power boats bobbing on the Willamette River. More hug the rails of the steel bridge that stretches across the water and crowds are even watching from jetties on the opposite shore.