Rally To Restore Sanity Crowd Estimates At 250,000, Obliterates Glenn Beck’s Rally Attendence – WATCH Video Highlights Including Jon Stewart’s Keynote Speech

An estimated crowd of between 200,000 – 250,000  Americans attended Jon Stewart’s and Stephen Colbert’s “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear yesterday in Washington, DC.

According to CBS News, 215,000 people showed up for the rally on Saturday. By comparison, CBS estimated that 87,000 — just 40% of the Sanity Rally estimation — attended Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” rally in August

Canada’s CTV, meanwhile, wrote that 250,000 people were estimated to have partaken in the Rally to Restore Sanity.and earlier on Saturday, Brian Stelter tweeted that the Parks Service approximated that “well over 200,000” attended Saturday’s rally.

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