Free NYC concert canceled after crowd of 20,000 gets unruly

Full story: TwinCities.com

A free concert by pop band Hanson and up-and-coming Canadian rapper Drake was canceled Tuesday after twice as many people as anticipated showed up and many became unruly, police said.
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GreatDay

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Jun 16, 2010
 
The idiots starting acting like idiots...it should be cancelled, the dang idiots!
Why do people have to act like freaking wild animals?
Morons...it is like being in line at Wal-Mart...ASH-HOLES
Liberal

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Jun 16, 2010
 

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I guess I can't blame them- how often do you get to see Hanson?
Cynic

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Jun 16, 2010
 
Hmmm. I wonder who was was in the crowd?
zingbopper

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You don't see white people acting like these unruly knuckle draggers. They just can't seem to be able to cope with society. If it's free, thats the kind of element your going to attract.
Andymann

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Knuckle Draggers...LOL!! Surprised there weren't shots fired followed by two deaths followed by Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson calling for the heads of the people who would do something as outrageous as put on a free concert.
Bob the Bilderberger

United States

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Jun 16, 2010
 
Free Stuff! Free Stuff!
PBMcWatt

United States

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Jun 16, 2010
 
New Yorkers. Don't you just love them? Sodom and Gomorrah al over again.
The real - NICE

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Jun 16, 2010
 
It is just the typical up and coming generation. This is how they behave, they are not taught any other way. Heaven help us. If the parents would start to teach their children to respect others, it probably could have been a peaceful great concert....Im not judging, Im just saying.
Justin

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Jun 16, 2010
 
Expecting 100000 and 20000 showed up? I think the AP has a math issue here.

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