TPM investigates. But this quote from a Romney spokesperson really doesn't help their cause:
“I am just sick that this has become an issue where there is none. We were thrilled with turnout.” [...]
“I was there. And it was not sparsely attended,” the board member said. “That was one of the largest economic crowds I have ever seen.
It's optics 101. You hold the damn thing in the parking lot or postpone. Despite their excuses, the Romney campaign is absolutely responsible for this (not like I'm complaining). They appear to be as jittery and spastic as their boss.