Rubbery figures 22/11/2003
The Gaurdian supports leftwing education policies that lead to widespread dumbing down of the populace, so we’re not surprised by their rickety arithmetic in summarising crowd numbers at the London demo.
Yesterday was by far the biggest turnout since the million-plus march in February; along with the crowds, the anger and conviction were back with a vengeance
Stop the War Coalition has become the fastest growing political movement in Britain.
Although some estimates put the crowd at 50,000 and the police at 70,000, the Graudian generously suggests 200,000.
Even if that were the case and February’s million-plus was rounded back to a million, James Taranto at the WSJ, points out “the fastest growing political movement in Britain” would be shrinking at a rate of 80% every nine months.