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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-25-08 07:56 PM
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Obama Calls For Media Boycott In Response To Airing Of Ayers Ad. HELP FIGHT THE BULLSHIT
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Edited on Mon Aug-25-08 08:16 PM by cryingshame
Obama calls for media boycott, for real. w/update
by GoogleBonhoeffer
Mon Aug 25, 2008 at 03:51:38 PM PDT
http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/8/25/181612/598/...


In case your were wondering, it appears as though Barack Obama is totally fed up with the mainstream media right along with us. In fact, he's asking us to do something unprecedented in Presidential elections--to target (read: boycott) media that runs the 'William Ayers' attack ad. We knew that the swiftboat attacks were inevitable but now we know damn well that we can help Barack defend himself as we should. All we have to do is turn off the TV. More details from Politico below.

Make no mistake about it-the primary objective of Republican strategists is to portray Senator Barack Obama as a threat to our national security. Ever since the convention started, the cable networks have been scouring the streets in search of hostile protesters that could be linked to Obama in a way that undermines his peaceful grassroots movement for change.

The recent William Ayers ad plays on the theme of Obama-is-the-enemy and highlights the Republican platform in 2008. Some Republican Billionaire and accomplice of the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth paid for the Ayers ad

Fortunately for us, the Obama campaign is making good on its promise to prevent McSame's efforts to extend the reign of Bush through the same old lies and tricks.

From Politico: Obamas campaign has written the Department of Justice demanding a criminal investigation of the American Issues Project,

Furthermore, the Obama camp has also written 2 letters to news networks

Here is the key of the whole article from Politicoand the essence of the message from our most excellent Presidential nominee:

"The Obama campaign plans to punish the stations that air the ad financially, an Obama aide said, organizing his supporters to target the stations that air it and their advertisers."

So far we have 93,000 emails from people like you and me supporting this target (read: boycott).

KEEP UP THE GOOD FIGHT!

Note: CNN and Fox News would not comment on their willing participation in this unpatriotic, dangerous and possibly illegal attack on Obama.

Update 1: Thanks guys and gals for all the passion I see here! This is my first trip to the rec list so I want to make it count. A commenter here in this diary, and I'm sure there are many others, wanted to be one of the 93,000 emails urging Sinclair to not air this anti-American attack on our guy. Here's the contact info. I've gathered so far. Mojo for Dengre for the tip.

Corporate Headquarters

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
10706 Beaver Dam Road
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030
410-568-1500 (Main Telephone)
410-568-1533 (Main Fax)

Update 2: I'm hearing that the main culprit in the perpetuation of the Ayers swiftboating scheme is Sinclair. Here's a link to their comment form. Tell them how you feel about anti-American activities directed at United States Senators.

Email Sinclair

Update 3:

Everything you need to know about Sinclair including links to sponsors and local TV stations in your area
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