It must be a real rush to know you can motivate 75,000 people to come to listen to you speak. For an idea of what kind of space that many people would fill, the figure for this year's Super Bowl attendance was 74,512. It's nice that someone can finally light a fire under people when it comes to important issues. Maybe the number of votes in the presidential election will actually surpass the number of votes on American Idol this season.
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Democratic presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) speaks to a crowd at Waterfront Park May 18, 2008 in Portland, Oregon. An estimated 75,000 people came out to see Sen. Obama speak as he wraps up his campaign through Oregon ahead of Tuesday's primaries.