From: Hachiroku ハチロク on
On Sun, 13 Sep 2009 10:41:26 +0000, House Negro wrote:

The mainstream media were predicting that a few thousand people attended
the 9/12 tea party in Washington, D.C., protesting runaway government
spending, deficits, and taxation. Organizers would have been extremely
pleased with 30,000. How many showed up? According to the London Daily
Mail, a miilion people attended the tea-party rally. But other media
sources such as the Associated Press put the number at tens of thousands.

Your correspondent's napkin math would suggest more like 300,000 based
on YouTube time lapse photos showing throngs of 20 to 25 abreast streaming
from Freedom Square to the Capitol from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.