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Obama's Closing Pitch: Jay-Z, Katy Perry, and Bruce Springsteen
The Weekly Standard ^ | November 01, 2012 | JOHN MCCORMACK

Posted on 11/01/2012 8:20:23 PM PDT by Steelfish

Obama's Closing Pitch: Jay-Z, Katy Perry, and Bruce Springsteen NOV 1, 2012

• BY JOHN MCCORMACK Barack Obama will be calling on the star power of some celebrities during his final campaign push. The Obama campaign just announced in a press release:

CHICAGO – Obama for America announced today that President Obama will spend the final day of the 2012 campaign in Madison, Wisconsin; Columbus, Ohio; and Des Moines, Iowa, ending his 2012 campaign in the state where his 2008 campaign began. The President will kick off the day in Madison, where he will be joined by Bruce Springsteen, who will perform and introduce the President. The President and Springsteen will then travel to Columbus, where they will be joined by JAY Z, who will follow Springsteen on stage and introduce the President after his performance. The President will end his final day of campaigning in Des Moines, where he will be joined by First Lady Michelle Obama following a third performance by Bruce Springsteen. The President and First Lady will end their last 2012 campaign swing in the state that launched the President’s successful campaign four years ago before returning home to Chicago.

Obama will also campaign with pop singer Katy Perry in Milwaukee on Saturday.

(Excerpt) Read more at weeklystandard.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: madison; milwaukee; obama; springsteen

1 posted on 11/01/2012 8:20:26 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Romney is on the trail talking about jobs and the economy. Barry is having rock concerts. Geeez. No wonder America is in trouble.


2 posted on 11/01/2012 8:24:10 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama bin Laden is dead, Chrysler moved to Italy and China.)
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To: Steelfish

Can’t wait for the Iowa appearance...I’m betting its a wistful show by Barry


3 posted on 11/01/2012 8:24:52 PM PDT by MNlurker
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Something amiss with the message if crowds can be drawn in only bringing these idiots to play. I suspect this is a ruse for last minute registration and use of phony ballots.


4 posted on 11/01/2012 8:29:20 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

Ask ol’ ‘Bruce’ where he was when Nashville flooded.


5 posted on 11/01/2012 8:32:48 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Steelfish

Bread and circus.


6 posted on 11/01/2012 8:34:15 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Oh, and also ask him where he was after the Alabama tornadoes. I don’t recall him even making a statement or holding a concert here.

He can kiss my ass, quite frankly. I don’t give a DAMN about his selective ‘causes’. And by ‘selective’......they must have something to do with ‘blue states’.

Eff YOU, Springsteen.


7 posted on 11/01/2012 8:36:08 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Steelfish

Used to be a big fan of Springsteen. Not so much anymore. Writing and singing songs against capitalism, while living in a $10 million mansion in Rumson, doesn’t work for me. Actively campaigning for someone who despises the very system that made Springsteen rich is unforgivable.


8 posted on 11/01/2012 8:37:32 PM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Bruce Springsteen was a closer in John Kerry’s final campaign week. It didn’t work.


9 posted on 11/01/2012 8:38:48 PM PDT by Katiana Kalashnikova
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To: Mase

100% on the button. These are the 1 per-centers who hypocritically champion the 99 per-centers.


10 posted on 11/01/2012 8:40:02 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

If the socialist commander in chief does win re-election, he should first confiscate all the wealth of these hollywood/pop-singer hypocrites who obviously have way more money than need. But, he won’t do that. Some animals are more equal than others as it were.


11 posted on 11/01/2012 8:40:45 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Steelfish

Registration long gone for most states. Many republican secretaries of state to prevent phony ballots.


12 posted on 11/01/2012 8:41:59 PM PDT by Ravi
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To: 3Fingas

Is Katy Perry an American? If not, what the hell is she doing injecting herself into US politics?


13 posted on 11/01/2012 8:43:00 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Ravi

Romney has to win at least 2 of these three states to be elected president: IA, WI, and OH. It’s very doubtful he could lose all three and get 270. All it takes is to cast a few hundred fraudulent votes in any two of them since its more or less a dead heat in all three states.


14 posted on 11/01/2012 8:47:09 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Steelfish

Katy Perry is an American. She was raised by evangelicals/pastor parents if you can believe that. Preachers don’t let your babies grow up to be pop-singers.
It usually end badly.


15 posted on 11/01/2012 8:49:44 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: 3Fingas
She was raised by evangelicals/pastor parents if you can believe that.

You mean like Jessica Simpson's Dad, who wound up being a flamer?

16 posted on 11/01/2012 8:51:43 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: 3Fingas

Thanks-
Just goes to show how these buddying singers need to feel “accepted” by the Hollywood crowd to climb up the career ladder.


17 posted on 11/01/2012 8:53:08 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: dfwgator

Yeah, exactly. Something like that. Her mother was from Berkley, so that is probably the case. No offense intended to FREEPER Robin from Berkley.....


18 posted on 11/01/2012 8:54:49 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: 3Fingas

Too bad the election is not in March. Obama would be too busy filling out his NCAA bracket to campaign.


19 posted on 11/01/2012 8:57:34 PM PDT by gswilder
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To: Steelfish

Other examples of this need to be accepted by otherwise decently inclined people, include:
Billy Ray Cyrus/ Molly Cyrus
Faith Hill/ Tim McGraw
countless others who become liberals to fit in.


20 posted on 11/01/2012 8:58:46 PM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Steelfish

Actually OH/CO does the trick. Based on the massive absentee ballot/early voting in CO and the republicans’ continued advantage (2.8%) today with more than 50% of the turnout in compared to 08, I feel pretty confident calling CO for Romney. As long as indies split 50/50.

OH also looks good based on absentee voting also which we discussed the other nite. One bellwether I’ve been watching is Wood which I’ll post on later.


21 posted on 11/01/2012 8:59:53 PM PDT by Ravi
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To: Steelfish
If this relief concert is what they intend it to be as a free political ad for Obama and politicizing this hurricane relief effort will do just the opposite of what they want.
This will solidify in people's minds that this disaster is Obama's baby and the disgraceful response of the Red Cross and FEMA.....
It will remind people this is Obama's Katrina.

If they turn this into a free political ad for Obama's 2012 campaign ? then it will make Andria Mitchel's and the rest of the MSM's attacks on Romney even more foolish and stupid with them attacking Romney for trying to help those in need in those areas of this disaster.
22 posted on 11/01/2012 9:04:31 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Steelfish

She is American; I believe from Texas. Ironically her parents are conservative born again Christians. But their daughter marries a druggie, Russell Brand, then dates sexual conquest bedpost notcher John Mayer.


23 posted on 11/02/2012 8:39:23 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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To: Steelfish

She is American; I believe from Texas. Ironically her parents are conservative born again Christians. But their daughter marries a druggie, Russell Brand, then dates sexual conquest bedpost notcher John Mayer.


24 posted on 11/02/2012 8:43:47 AM PDT by RochesterNYconservative (ROMNEY/RYAN 20121)
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