With just 48 hours left before Iowans head to their caucuses, Bernie Sanders held a massive rally in Iowa City on Saturday night.
Here’s what it looked like:
Here’s another view:
That is a massive amount of people. Now, two caveats:
1. Vampire Weekend, the uber-popular band, played before Sanders spoke — making this rally really more of a concert with a speech appended to it.
2. The event was in Iowa City, home of the University of Iowa, a huge state school. Sanders has been running extremely strongly with young people, so it makes sense he was able to draw big numbers on Saturday night.
By contrast, here’s what a Hillary Clinton rally in Cedar Rapids on Saturday — featuring Bill and Chelsea Clinton — looked like:
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SOURCE: The Washington Post, Chris Cillizza