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SockPoliticians Site A Scam

On June 20, 2008 By

It’s pretty clear now that the new site is really just a Google Adwords scam trying to capitalize off of the popularity of the SockObama story. I had an email conversation with the original manufacturer who bailed on the project, Binkley Toys, and they told me they have nothing to do with this new site and their former customer the Lawson’s do not either.

In fact, the McCain doll supposedly available is actually a doll designed by Binkley for another customer. I hear they are actually a huge publishing firm who will actually crush anyone using […]

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from The Deseret News (via Joseph on IM and commenter Snowe). I give this piece of drivel to you in it’s entirety. It’s hilarious, really. I’m so glad Joe broke this story and started the pressure that would lead to their contract manufacturer refusing to make these racist dolls. Joe’s initial post was not always credited, but make no mistake this was a Plunderbund original. I’m really tempted to break this into pieces and comment on it, but It really does speak for itself.

We at TheSockObama Co. have some questions to pose. What’s really going on […]

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It appears we have a complete and total Plunderbund victory. I haven’t felt this good since gay baiting Bill Ritter went down in flames.

So first the contract manufacturer bails out over the uproar. Now the site is proclaiming they won’t be seeking another manufacturer to make any either. I’d say Joseph did a good job of getting this out there and squashed like it deserved. Kudos to my fellow Plundermonkey (no pun intended).

…which leads my cynical ass to wonder if the whole thing wasn’t a ploy to get a racist theme into […]

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