Well, we got this one dead on. On Sunday and Monday we ran two articles here at Libertarian Republican saying that the number of Tea Party Patriot Marchers on DC on Sept. 12 was "1.5 to 2 million."
Now comes news that the University of Illinois did an aerial spatial photograph study of the crowd.
Their final conclusion:
1.7 million on the Washington Mall and Connecticut Ave. during the ProtestThough, of note, there are still some who've also done spatial graphs who insist the actual number was 1.8 million. (See link.)
Also, the Humble Libertarian is running an excellent summary of Libertarian reactions to the March: "What do Libertarians think of the 9/12 March?". Guess which Libertarians saw the March as a Great Positive?
Cato Institute, Libertarian Party, Independence Inst., BureauCrash, Left Coast Rebel, and Libertarian Republican.
Those who saw the event as a downer?
Lew Rockwell and the Mises Institute