Overly-eager Brown supporters are trying to put a positive spin on Moonbeam's Labor Day swing, but I'm not seeing the evidence.
A Jerry Brown volunteer was with Jerry Brown at his Fairfield stop yesterday and tweeted this:
@JerryBrown2010 fires up the crowd at Fairfield Dem HQ!
Look at the photo and judge for yourself whether the crowd looks fired up.
The crowd looks glazed to me.
In Sacramento, "more than a hundred" showed up for Brown's appearance at the Labor Day Picnic at William Land Park, according to the Sacramento Bee.
More than a hundred? Free food, mild temperatures, appearances by union bosses, and the much-anticipated kickoff to Brown's campaign... I'd expect more than five hundred. TheCommShop asks a good question:
Small crowds have been a common feature of the Brown campaign. A few days ago I posted this about a Brown rally in Oakland: Politicians outnumber everybody else at Jerry Brown "Latino rally" at Laney College