The flyers advertising the event beforehand featured a big photo of Nader, and no mention of any music or entertainment.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Andrew English" <aenglish at igc.org> To: <lbo-talk at lists.panix.com> Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 4:40 AM Subject: Re: Lesser-evilism and third parties
: Was Nader appearing by himself or with some entertainment
: celebrities or musicians as well?
: I'd be very surprised that 10,000 people paid $7 to attend a purely
: political rally.
: -Andy English
: >: Btw, is everyone clear on the fact that Nader sold out the
: >: Colliseum at $7 a head? With the exception of lobbyists and
: >: CEOs, does anyone know of a single person who would pay 7 cents
: >: Gore.
: >The final count was 10,597 people! In contrast, when Bush appeared
: >the University of Portland two weeks ago, he only drew about 2,000
: >people - and that event was free. (Maybe W should have tried
: >folks to attend - he could certainly afford to.)