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ANSWER rally at Madison Square…

ANSWER rally at Madison Square Garden is three blocks long


And people are still coming in! This from an organizer who is there.


Updates: From NYC IndyMedia newswire on their homepage.



9:27 ANSWER Rally, 29th & 8th: Looking down from second floor. 5-6000 people penned in by police barricades. Police putting helmets & gloves on and lining up in formation. Cops may try to clear streets before Bush’s speech starts.


9:22  Multiple protest pens near MSG. Police out at the protest pens are letting people out of the front pen but are not letting them back in. Chanting going on: “let them in.”


9:08 Report from Rally at 8th and 30th reporter “said it was the angriest crowd he’s seen so far and very hard to join the protest.” Police are threatening to pull the ANSWER sound system.


8:49  We’re hearing that there are 4 blocks full near Madison Sq. Garden at the ANSWER rally. Police are giving protesters trying to get back in the protest the run-around. A speaker is shouting to the crowd.


8:49  We’re hearing that there are 4 blocks full near Madison Sq. Garden at the ANSWER rally. Police are giving protesters trying to get back in the protest the run-around. A speaker is shouting to the crowd.

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