Colbert’s ‘Super PAC’ Runs Attack Ad (Against Romney)

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    Colbert’s ‘Super PAC’ Runs Attack Ad (Against Romney)
    NYT ^ | 1.16.12 | JEREMY PETERS
    Colbert's 'Super PAC' Runs Attack Ad - NYTimes.com


    CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Stephen Colbert “super PAC” is now officially legitimate: it’s running an attack ad.

    In a 60-second commercial that is being broadcast on the CBS station here, Mr. Colbert’s super PAC calls Mitt Romney a serial killer. Yes, you read that correctly.

    “Mitt Romney has a secret,” says the announcer, whose deep, distinctive voice people will recognize as John Lithgow’s. “As head of Bain Capital, he bought companies, carved them up and got rid of what he couldn’t use.” Recalling Mr. Romney’s remark that “corporations are people,” the commercial concludes, “He’s Mitt the Ripper.”


    (Excerpt) Read more at thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com ...
    :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Photonic Ad astra!

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    Running attack ads is all you need to be legitimate!
     
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    Colbert's former super PAC you mean?
     
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    Anyone with an ounce of common sense, barring, of course, some supreme court "Justices" (quotes quite deliberate!!) gets it. Welcome to the real world ... the world where corporations and special interests are now "people."

    All they're doing is exercising their right to make up anything and put in on the air. Welcome to the new, post "Citizens United" world (just exactly who were these citizens, anyway??).

    How ironic it is that the right wing justices , perhaps radical right wing justices, failed, as usual, to see beyond the walls that surround them! Newt Gingrich, who I personally suspect would have thought this was a great idea years ago (now we can really con 'em) ends up being the victim of his own lack of foresight. Who would have thought!!!

    What "Citizens United" should make clear to anyone is that the American people should have the ability to fire incompetent justices, and it ain't gonna get any more incompetent than the "Citizens United" ruling.

    You reap what you sew ... if you sew intellectual diarrhea, I guess you get what you asked for.

    Personally, why not promote the idea that all Mormons are actually aliens from another planet ... Glenn Beck would likely buy it. After all, he derived almost all of his political points of view by viewing the X-Files. It was shown on Fox networks, thus it must have been a documentary!!!
     
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    It doesnt matter if your Democrat, Republican, Communist, Liberal, Libertarian, Green Party, or any other ideology.

    MITT ROMNEY IS BAD FOR AMERICA.
     
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    Brilliant

    Colbert and Stewart are showing us just how stupid the Citizens United ruling really is.

    If money = free speech, and political speech is legally entitled to say pretty much anything regardless of its veracity?

    Then capital can flood the public narrative with any lies however absurd, however destructive to the commonweal or to the target of its attack ad, and there isn't JACKSHIT that can be done about it.

    Way to go SCOTUS. Way to go!
     
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    You are way behind the times buddy.

    First here in washington State democrats sued democrats over the right to lie during campaigns/ issues etc. The court ruled only slander laws apply. Note that is a separate issue from you wanting to restrict my assembly rights.
     
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    The supreme court is an absolute joke. You have 9 corrupt individuals that try and dictate to a nation of men that what is wrong is right and what is right is wrong.

    No, money is not speech. Any idiot understands that a corporation is not a human being and should have little power to influence the government in comparison to living breathing human beings.
     
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    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH


    that is pure gold
     

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