Subject: Pool Report #12
Pool report #12
Oct. 25, 2012
The smaller AF1 landed at 8:10 p.m. in full view of thousands gathered for the tarmac rally. The plane theatrically pulled right up to the crowd, taking full advantage of the power of incumbency and completing a television-perfect picture complete with a giant flag draped on the control tower and the lit-up Cleveland skyline in the background. Your pool was offloaded on the right side, opposite the crowd, so we would not mess up the picture.
The campaign, quoting Burke Lakefront Airport Commissioner Khalid Bahhur, said 12,000 people were on hand.
During the flight from Chicago to Cleveland, Potus made a call to roughly 9,000 to 10,000 early voters in battleground states, according to Jen Psaki.