Via Weekly Standard:

Just four days out from the Wisconsin’s historic gubernatorial recall election, former president Bill Clinton and Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett could only draw a small crowd to a rally Friday on Barrett’s home turf.

As the Associated Press notes, the crowd numbered only in the “hundreds,” a sign of the enthusiasm gap between Democrats and Republicans that has appeared in some polls. Overcast weather and the short notice of the event (it was announced just yesterday) may have depressed turnout. But a sitting mayor of a Democratic city and a popular former Democratic president still should have been able to draw more than hundreds of people on Friday if Barrett supporters were fired up and ready to go. Congressman Paul Ryan has been known to draw hundreds of people to some of his townhall meetings in the Milwaukee exurbs.

Before Clinton’s 18-minute speech, rally-goers were treated to a poem and song, “Hit the Road Scott,” by Rep. Gwen Moore. “This guy is 65-years old and he’s getting hit on by porn stars,” one rally goer could be heard gushing over Clinton in anticipation of his arrival. “This guy is a god.”

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