Skip to comments.Report: Dozens pass out from heat at Obama campaign event
Posted on 07/06/2012 12:30:26 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Report: Dozens pass out from heat at Obama campaign event By Jonathan Easley - 07/06/12 03:14 PM ET
Dozens of supporters passed out from the extreme heat at an Obama campaign event in Pittsburgh on Friday.
Obama was speaking outdoors at Carnegie Mellon University as part of his two-day campaign swing via bus through the key swing states of Ohio and Pennsylvania, and according to multiple reports on Twitter, people were being carted off on stretchers or leaving the event to seek shade.
AccuWeather said the temperature was 98 degrees at the time of the speech, but that it felt like 106.
The soaring temperatures have been a strange backdrop for the presidents bus tour, as Obama has appeared predominantly outdoors and can be seen pouring sweat at times. It didnt appear that the president cut his stump speech, which went on for more than an hour, short because of the heat.
Also on Friday, a senior Obama administration official addressed the record-breaking heat waves hitting some parts of the country, as well as the wildfires ravaging Colorado, saying it was altering the perceptions of climate change in the United States.
Many people around the world are beginning to appreciate that climate change is under way, that its having consequences that are playing out in real time and, in the United States at least, we are seeing more and more examples of extreme weather and extreme climate-related events, said Jane Lubchenco, who heads the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Hundred-degree heat and the guy talks for over an hour.
Tell me he isn’t a narcissist.
Further proof that the 0bamunists are a bunch of morons. It's a shame they failed to qualify for the Darwin Awards.
These Obamabots probably passed out when they got the chance to gaze upon the countenance of their idol, “The Dear Leader”.
The a-holeOTUS probably has built in air conditioning units in his teleprompter.
We kjnow the climate is changing.
We also know that thee isnt a damned thing we can do about it.
Tossing money around will not impress Mother Nature.
Are you sure that it was not due to the putrescence of the speaker?
Just the mere presence of Obama makes liberals swoon!
I can’t stand listening to him on the TV much less go in person to hear him. Obama is not someone who I would waste my time listening to. Although I wouldn’t want to listen to our liberal candidate Romney either so I guess fair is fair....they both are a waste of time.
Here we go again....It won’t take long for the lamestream to start peddling “attendee’s fainting over Obama presence” like they did in 08.
It wasn’t the heat. owebama was spewing so much bullshiite they were overcome by fumes.
It was hot as Hell, as Hell’s emissary spoke. Fitting.
looks normal. They’ve put their a**es on the chairs, where they belong.
Well....little Chrissy wissy over at PMSNBC still gets a tingle up his lag when he even SPEAKS about Zero.
They were immediately attended to by government health workers, who discovered that 2 of those who passed out were not yet receiving lifetime disability benefits, so they were promptly enrolled.
Yep! SATAN didn’t want his Dearest SON, Obama HUSSEIN, to miss the Heat of His Real Home, HELL!
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