Obama kicks off his campaign to half empty arena

It's the president of the United States visiting. He's supposed to be wildly popular with the youngsters. But at the official kick off of the Obama campaign at Ohio State yesterday, the arena where the event was held looked about half full. Breitbart: Barack Obama launched his campaign in unspectacular fashion today at Ohio State University, the largest college in the crucial swing state.  A photo posted to twitter by Mitt Romney's campaign spokesman Ryan Williams reveals sparse attendance.  The above image, according to Williams, was taken during the President's first official campaign speech.   During the speech, Obama ripped into the presumptive GOP nominee and discussed nation building at home, but the most newsworthy item of the day was not the talking points Obama delivered: it was the crowd... or lack thereof.  According to ABC News, the Obama campaign had expected an "overflow" of people.  Instead, the arena looked half-empty....(Read Full Post)