Lynette Long expresses her frustration with the media skipping the little detail that free rock concert was used to lure an audience

Once again the media is unable to get a story straight, so I turn to those of you who still think it matters (I do!)

Indeed, while clearly most media was reading ans using der Spiegel’s ticker asΒ  source, they all chose to ignore this item

++ Pop Concert for Obama Fans ++

6:33 p.m.: The tens of thousands of Obama fans are being entertained as they await the senator. The reggae musician Patrice kicked things off, followed by the rock band Reamonn.

There is however the Just Say No Deal press release which mentions the bands – and the food and beer too

and here’s the German source for the beer

The German newspaper Berliner Morganpost reported on the rally today (translated):

To the waiting time of up to the speech of the presidential candidates to shorten a second stage built on the musical framework programme to take place. The German ReggeasΓ€nger Patrice and the German pop band Reamonn 17.30 from occur there. Before and during the breaks, the British disc jockey Mantu.

Snack and drink stalls are also up – the area is converted Fabnmeile-Obama.

The Afghanistan War protesters were not allowed to protest the event.

But if a tree falls in the woods and no one hears it….