You Are Worthy of Dreaming Big


Encouragement from Tim Robbins tonight that despite fear and warnings in favor of pragmatism over progress, we “are worthy of dreaming big.” If I can get my hands on the transcript I will add it to this post. It’s a very solid speech, and below is a whole 3 plus hour coverage for you to scan through, including music by Vampire Weekend (one of my favorite bands) and of course Bernie’s speech. What is so impressive to me here is this crowd. The Bernie Sanders website says there were 27,000 people in the Washington Square Park, but if you include people just outside the park and lined up in building windows all around, the estimate was 30 to 40 thousand.

UPDATE: I haven’t been able to confirm this yet, but numerous tweets are reporting that the NYPD is estimating 48,000 people including overflow.

And the full event: