Comparing Crowd Sizes

(CNN Politics) – Betsy Klein:

Side-by-side images of Friday’s ceremony alongside the 2009 inauguration of President Barack Obama show a significantly smaller crowd on the National Mall for Trump than for Obama. There is empty ground exposed in the Trump photos. The same spots were almost entirely covered eight years ago, when estimates at the time suggested 1.8 million people attended the inauguration. …

cnn 2017/01/20 crowd-size

Inauguration crowds for Barack Obama (2009) and Donald Trump (2017)

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