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LuckyTheDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-29-11 04:52 AM
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If you think this is not political you don't know what is happening in Michigan
 
Run time: 03:10
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9wnwzJGlD0
 
Posted on YouTube: May 26, 2011
By YouTube Member: waynestatealumni
Views on YouTube: 95
 
Posted on DU: May 29, 2011
By DU Member: LuckyTheDog
Views on DU: 515
 
This is not just a promotional video for a university. It is a subtle FU to the education-cutting, city-hating Republicans who are running Michigan. I love this,
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democrat_patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-29-11 07:24 AM
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1. Looks like a commercial for Wayne State.

Just my opinion.

It's a really good video.
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LuckyTheDog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-29-11 03:07 PM
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3. It's also a statement of the importance of higher ed
Edited on Sun May-29-11 03:09 PM by LuckyTheDog
At a time when it is seriously under attack. And it underscores the importance of Detroit at a time when it is losing state revenue-sharing money and faces being taken over by an emergency financial manager.

The state is doing things that could hobble (if not cripple) a place that graduates 30% of Michigan's doctors.

But, because Wayne State can't be directly confrontational, it is settling for a kind of "dog whistle" message here.
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FormerDittoHead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-29-11 11:06 AM
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2. "subtle"? That's brazen & bold. How about "between subliminal and non-existent"
May all the "FU's" directed at you be so obtuse, indirect, kind and gentle.

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