De Blasio event in Iowa draws ‘roughly 15’ people

De Blasio event in Iowa draws ‘roughly 15’ people

[Ed. – As social media wag IowaHawk suggested, you’d think they could get a more exact count at that figure. Maybe “roughly 15” means more like 8.  If there are photos or videos, no one’s talking.]

Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his presidential dreams to a crowd of about 15 likely Democratic voters at an event Sunday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

With more than enough empty space to accommodate his 6-foot-5 frame, the quixotic candidate took the floor at Parlor City Pub to a smattering of applause from the sleepy brunch set.

“Everything should be about our families, our lives, what everyday people are going through, what working people are going through,” de Blasio told the crowd, which numbered around 15 — not counting the press corps, campaign staff and Iowa state Sen. Rob Hogg, the event organizer.

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