I know it's be a few days since I have updated you. On Saturday 11/3 the President visited Milwaukee and I took my oldest daughter Cassie to hear his speech. We arrived a hour early thinking there wouldn't be a huge line. The air had a chill in it. We ended up about 3 blocks away from the entrance!
Before we knew it, the line was thousands upon thousands of people long. We had only eaten breakfast and had two waters with us.
I was really surprised we only saw a few Romney protesters and one guy dressed in an elephant costume for PETA regarding the unethical treatment of circus elephants. We met a nice family and talked to them all the way to the entrance where were separated.
We finally made it in 2 1/2 hours later. The secret service riffled through my purse. No one checked our tickets. The ball room was all ready half full. We found a spot and stood, and stood. People started taking the stage around 2. We had politicians that are popular around here like Mayor Tom Barrett, Tammy Baldwin, Gwen More, and Herb Kohl.
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This was not a place to bring babies or young kids. We were standing for 5 hours.
His speech was amazing! My daughter was the one that really wanted to go. It's great that at her age she all ready has her own political perspective.I am so glad I could share this with her!
I am also very proud of Wisconsin and our 87% voter turn out. We waited in line 45 minutes to vote. Our ward has a big turn out every election. Even if you didn't vote for Obama, this is the chance for our nation to come together.