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Rally To Restore Sanity Attendance: 250,000 to Glenn Beck's 85,000


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Early indications are that Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's joint rally - The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear was not just a huge success, but an historic success.

The Rally To Restore Sanity and or/Fear's Attendance was estimated at 215,000 by CBS and some experts estimate that as many as 250,000 people attended.

Glenn Beck's Rally to Restore Honor drew just 85,000 people on the other hand, according to CBS and many other outlets. Beck's downfall is that he catered his rally towards Tea Partiers, where as Stewart and Colbert had a theme of mutli-culturalism and inclusion, which are staples of the Democratic Party.

Added to that, the 3:1 ratio of rally supporters means there are far more centrists and people on the left in this country than extremists who feel are nation is on the brink of destruction.

If anyone had doubts about the strength of the left and Democrats in general, you are sadly mistaken. Expect there to be a huge turnout at the polls on Tuesday.

Maybe Chuck Todd and other pundits spoke to soon about a huge Republican turn-around in the 2010 Mid-Term Elections.

Contact Dennis Bakay at dbakay@philly2philly.com