From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Stump Speech FAIL

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[Update] Tim transcribes:

I case…I think ya may have noticed that Senator Obama’s supporters have been sayin’ some pretty nasty things about Wester Pennsylvania lately [cheers]. And ya know, I couldn’t agree with them more….I couldn’t disagree…with you…I couldn’t agree…with you more….than the fact…that….Western Pennsylvania is the most patriotic….most fff….uh… god loving…most…most patriotic part of America…this is a great part of the country!

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American Flag as Metaphor

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The McCain campaign is un-American. They drag the American flag on the ground after a rally. Not just any American flag, but a ginormous American flag. Their treatment of this flag is despicable and violates rules of handling for our beloved red, white, and blue. Simply horrifying is the following video:

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RNC Shopping Spree!

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Looks like the RNC had to dress ’em all up to parade them out at their convention:

The Republican National Committee appears to have spent more than $150,000 to clothe and accessorize vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her family since her surprise pick by John McCain in late August.

According to financial disclosure records, the accessorizing began in early September and included bills from Saks Fifth Avenue in St. Louis and New York for a combined $49,425.74.

The records also document a couple of big-time shopping trips to Neiman Marcus in Minneapolis, including one $75,062.63 spree in early September.

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Atheist Bus Campaign

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There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.

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Mamas For Obama!

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A group of mothers started a Facebook group supporting Obama called Mamas for Obama. They’ve recently shot some videos to spread the word about their support for Senator Obama in this election.

My talented filmmaker and activist friend Gabrielle and some of her family members are featured in this one entitle “Family Values”:

The Facebook group has almost 900 members. Encourage all your mamas to join!

Gabrielle’s film company, Five Sisters Productions, shot the spots. The “Party’s Over” spot in particular has the feel of a FSP piece. Two more videos after the jump.

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