This according to a caller on KSEV AM 700 (Dan Patrick’s station) around 5:15 this evening.
Funny thing though, I was on Louisiana, between I10 and the “Tea” Whiner Party at that moment and this is what I saw:
Hey guys, you’re going the wrong way! Maybe they couldn’t get into the plaza . . .
Maybe everyone is across the street . . .
Nope. Maybe they’re one block down . . .
At the same time Paul Benttencourt was claiming (on KSEV) that the crowd was 4500 to 5000.
Jones Plaza is less than 400 ft. square. It’s not just an empty block, but has structures and bleachers. Even if each person only took up 1 square foot each, the place could only hold 2000 people max and that’s without any structures.
Google is not cooperating, so just go to maps and type in 601 Louisiana, Houston, TX and you can see for yourself.
On the way to dinner, my friend and I drove by again — around 6:20. The protest hadn’t moved to the post office yet, the streets were still open, and it didn’t look like it had spread to other blocks.
On the way home a little after 9:00, there were about 10 lonely teabaggers and city workers were out cleaning up their mess.
I wonder how much this temper tantrum cost Houston?
I don’t know what Kathleen is trying to pull here, but the top picture is of Jones Plaza, and at least some of the people in the ones she claims are of those who can’t get in seem to be sitting down. She’s not the most honest person I have run into on the internets, so I’m guessing she’s just trying to fool the easily fooled.