Crowds Make Noise During, and Before, CNN Debate


By Chris Ariens Comment

There was plenty of noise at the start of tonight’s CNN debate, and before it. Erin Burnett hosted her show from the campus of the University of North Florida, with a loud crowd behind her.  “A Ron Paul crowd,” said Burnett. “Pretty passionate and excited.” That included someone who held up a sign through most of the uproarious hour that read: Don’t Believe the Liberal Media. As the debate began and the candidates introduced themselves, the biggest applause went to Rick Santorum who said he brought along a North Florida resident: his 93-year-old mother.

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