Neener naneer, despite the “it doesn’t mean much of anything” quote: reported that booking demand for hotel rooms in Washington DC for Steven Colbert’s “March to Keep Fear Alive” and John Stewart’s “Rally to Restore Sanity” rallies scheduled for October 30th is outpacing Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor Rally” for the same comparative period. [...]

Perhaps the data shows liberals and moderates tend to be more conservative and book more in advance or maybe it means that conservative activists tend to be more self-reliant and liberal with risk taking.  Or, most likely, it doesn’t mean much of anything.  As Mark Twain would be apt to say, perhaps ‘figures lie and liars figure’, so we’ll just let somebody else do the figuring,” said  [Gerri Smyth, Washington DC Hotel's Director of Reservations] Smyth with a grin.

The real issue isn’t the number of hotel reservations, it’s the reservations about Beck himself. This country needs a few more of them.