How big was the crowd?

Nonpartisan watchdog group weighs in on the size of the crowd at the 9-12 anti-Obama protest in Washington DC.

“Tea party” photo shows huge crowd — at different event

[…] There’s another big problem with the photograph: it doesn’t include the National Museum of the American Indian, a building located at the corner of Fourth St. and Independence Ave. that opened on Sept. 14, 2004. (Looking at the photograph, the building should be in the upper right hand corner of the National Mall, next to the Air and Space Museum.) That means the picture was taken before the museum opened exactly five years ago. So clearly the photo doesn’t show the “tea party” crowd from the Sept. 12 protest.

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