A Tale of Two Videos

YouTube has replaced the soapbox as a platform for political expression. Go to http://www.youtube.com/, type in a few keywords, and you will be deluged by thousands, if not millions, of political videos ranging from the individual to the professional and from the prim to the obscene. Last week saw the debut of two such videos, at the opposite extremes of the political, moral, and financial spectra. One was "Wake the F**k Up!" [sic], a pro-Obama anti-Romney commercial, lavishly produced by the Jewish Council for Education and Research, written by Adam Mansbach and starring Samuel L. Jackson [1]. In it, Jackson invades a complacent Democratic household and warns them that, if they don't go out and campaign vigorously for Obama, horrible things will happen: An out-of-touch millionaire has just declared war On schools, the environment, unions, fair pay... And how about that student loan overhaul? Mitt will cut that sh-t in a second... A vote for Romney is a vote to let Planned Parenthood...(Read Full Post)