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Mitchell, other media cheerleaders breathlessly report rain in Charlotte

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Where are your pom-poms, Andrea?

As Twitchy reported, Democrats used &;weather&; as an explanation for the smaller venue for President Obama&;s DNC speech tonight. They totally would have filled the stadium. Yeah, that&8217;s the ticket.

Messina: "The decision to move it inside was agonizing. We would have filled it, it would have been standing room only."

— Molly Ball (@mollyesque) September 6, 2012

But, wait a tic &; what&8217;s this?

RT @jamiedupree: DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION UPDATE: Hardly any rain on the @wsoc_tv radar around Charlotte http://t.co/1xNVQoNj

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) September 6, 2012

so, basically, it&;s likely not gonna rain tonight in Charlotte http://t.co/oq2hu66C

— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) September 6, 2012

Not a political statement, but any legit meteorologist was not forecasting widespread rain or severe weather in Charlotte tonight. DNC2012

— Paul Dellegatto&;&; (@PaulFox13) September 6, 2012

Democrats don&8217;t need no stinkin&8217; meteorologists! Anyway, they have the media to spin for them. Spin like the wind! Here they are breathlessly reporting rain in Charlotte. RAIN!!!1111

The New York Times.

Things that make Team Obama happy: A heavy afternoon rain shower is underway in Charlotte.

— Jeff Zeleny (@jeffzeleny) September 6, 2012

The Washington Post and MSNBC.

RAIN IN CHARLOTTE: And the DNC let out a sigh of relief. DNC2012

— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) September 6, 2012

CNN.

afternoon rain deluge in charlotte. if speech were still outside, many would already be at/in line at the stadium. DNC2012 cnnelections

— John King (@JohnKingCNN) September 6, 2012

A deluge! And many would have been on line. Oh, the humanity!

CNBC and BET. With picture. Case. Closed!

It&039;s pouring rain in Charlotte. Clearly the convention made the right call to bring the President&039;s speech indoors. pic.twitter.com/g8bd7OnM

— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) September 6, 2012

KSTP-TV

It&039;s now pouring rain at the DNC in Charlotte. The Obama campaign cancelled outdoor venue due to threat of bad weather. pic.twitter.com/uTK3nj7U

— Tom Hauser (@5hauser) September 6, 2012

More CNN.

It is POURING raining in Charlotte. The Obama folks are saying, "See, I told you we were right to move the speech inside!" drenched

— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) September 6, 2012

Reuters.

Pouring rain in Charlotte.

— Patricia Zengerle (@ReutersZengerle) September 6, 2012

More MSNBC in the form of Chuck Todd.

A massive downpour right now here in Charlotte. And the forecast is taking turn for the worst. Looks like the right weather call was made

— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) September 6, 2012

Some blue sky peaking through clouds over Bank of America Stadium http://t.co/EUOLPLaR

— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) September 6, 2012

He has pictures, too! Look how frightening it looks!

And CNN&8217;s Howard Kurtz.

Just got caught in another Charlotte monsoon. Obama was smart to move it inside.

— HowardKurtz (@HowardKurtz) September 6, 2012

A monsoon. Oh, for cripes sake. Howard? Bless your heart. Maybe it&8217;s time for another lesson?

Hmm. Can you tell the difference between &8220;real journalists&8221; and DNC communications director, Daily Kos&8217;s Markos Moulitsas and Democrat strategist/CNN commentator Donna Brazile?

It&039;s pouring down rain here in Charlotte. Like buckets.

— Brad Woodhouse (@woodhouseb) September 6, 2012

It&039;s pouring down rain here. Like buckets. RT @seanagnew: 0% chance of rain tonight in Charlotte. Zero. @woodhouseb DNC2012

— Brad Woodhouse (@woodhouseb) September 6, 2012

Look at that: http://t.co/bxloyh1L. Rain. In Charlotte.

— Markos Moulitsas (@markos) September 6, 2012

Praise the Lord. Nasty afternoon thunderstorm approaching Charlotte. The decision to move indoor was wise. Now, I need to cover up and run!

— Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) September 6, 2012

Yep. Neither can we.

Politico sets you silly Republicans straight!

Dear Republicans&8230; The stadium-change cycle has passed. It didn&039;t make the front page. It&039;s over. Focus on tonight.

— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) September 6, 2012

The Obama cheerleaders in the media are at it again.

Yea Team! MT @mitchellreports Good call team Obama! Huge thunderstorm right now Charlotte imagine 65K people on line in rain @nbcpolitics

— Sam Valley (@SamValley) September 6, 2012

Breaking: It&039;s raining in upstate NY- Good call Team Obama @MitchellReports

— DrewMTips (@DrewMTips) September 6, 2012

Put your pom-poms down, media. It&8217;s just embarrassing now.

Updated forecast for Charlotte: Rain for forty days and forty nights.

— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) September 6, 2012

Judging from the Twitter feed, convention correspondents in downtown Charlotte are building an ark. Skies clear at our far-exurban hotel.

— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) September 6, 2012

Heh.

Update: What will they do now? As on-scene Twitter reports indicate, the totally racist Charlotte skies are clear and blue!

Bank of America Stadium, uptown Charlotte @ 5:40 pm (ET). 83° & sunny. No rain, no lightning. What are Dems scared of? pic.twitter.com/YRUNnmda

— Jeff Barbee (@jbarbee10) September 6, 2012

Ominous!

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/09/06/andrea-mitchell-other-media-cheerleaders-breathlessly-report-rain-in-charlotte-to-spin-empty-stadium/

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