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Bush-Cheney '04 Launches New Web Video
George W. Bush ^ | June 24, 2004

Posted on 06/24/2004 3:32:34 PM PDT by RWR8189

ARLINGTON, VA -- Bush Cheney '04 today launched a new web video titled "Kerry's Coalition of the Wild-eyed."  The ad highlights the pessimism and rage of John Kerry and his fellow Democrats.

A script of the web video is below.  To view the web video, please go to www.GeorgeWBush.com.

Bush-Cheney '04
WEB VIDEO

Kerry's Coalition of the Wild-eyed

Graphic:
The Faces of John Kerry's Democratic Party
The Coalition of the Wild-eyed

Video Clip of Gore:
"How dare they drag the good name of the United States of America through the mud of Saddam Hussein's torture prison?"  (Al Gore, Remarks At New York University, 5/26/04)

Video Clip of MoveOn.org Ad:
[Inaudible chanting, clip from ad]

Video Clip of Dean:
"I want my country back!"  (Gov. Howard Dean, Remarks To California Democratic Convention, 3/15/03)

Video Clip of Michael Moore:
"We live in a time where we have a man sending us to war for fictitious reasons."  (Academy Awards, 3/23/03)

Video Clip of Gephardt:
"This president is a miserable failure."  (Rep. Gephardt, Democrat Presidential Candidates Debate, Albuquerque, NM, 9/4/03)

Video Clip of MoveOn.org Ad:
[Inaudible chanting, clip from ad]

Video Clip of Gore:
"He betrayed this country! He played on our fears!"  (Fox News Channel's "Hannity and Colmes," 2/9/04; CNBC's "The News On CNBC," 2/9/04)

Video Clip of Kerry:
"Today, today, George Bush will lay off your camel, tax your shovel, kick your (bleep) and tell you there is no Promise Land."  (Harkin Steak Fry, Indianola, IA, 9/13/03)

[Drain the color of John Kerry video and freeze it]

Graphic: 
This is not a time for pessimism and rage…

[Shot of President Bush in color]

Graphic:
President Bush:  It's a time for optimism, steady leadership and progress
Paid For By Bush-Cheney '04 INC.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: algore; bc04; bush43; daysofmalaise; dean; gephardt; gore; gwb2004; howarddean; kerry; michaelmoore; misery; moveon; optimism; pessimism; rage

1 posted on 06/24/2004 3:32:37 PM PDT by RWR8189
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To: RWR8189

That's a pretty good video. It's nice to see the Bush campaign pointing out how absurd the opposition is. Hopefully, they will continue and refine this message.


2 posted on 06/24/2004 3:42:05 PM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: RWR8189

I think this ad helps Kerry more than it helps Bush. I know the point of the ad is steady leadership in the face of pessimism by the RATS but will it be seen that way?


3 posted on 06/24/2004 3:44:37 PM PDT by teletech (Friends don't let friends vote DemocRAT!)
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To: RWR8189
I WON THE POPULAR VOTE!!!!!!


4 posted on 06/24/2004 3:44:55 PM PDT by Rome2000 (The ENEMY for Kerry!!!!!)
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To: teletech

I would run this ad 24/7 for a month.


5 posted on 06/24/2004 3:45:09 PM PDT by Keith (IT'S ABOUT THE JUDGES)
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To: Keith
I would run this ad 24/7 for a month.

I hope you're right.

6 posted on 06/24/2004 3:46:20 PM PDT by teletech (Friends don't let friends vote DemocRAT!)
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To: teletech

You need to remember who the audience for this is...

the voter who is usually not paying attention to politics, but wants a president who is "presidential"...

This is a very effective summary showing how extreme these people are...When Clinton portrayed Republicans as "right-wing extremists" that was very effective with this group. He used OKC and that tag to defeat Dole in 96.

The Dems have gone nuts...and letting the world see them doing it on TV is very effective.

You have to also remember that as close as the polls look on the election, the President's LIKEABILITY numbers have stayed in the 60s....Rove et. al. are going to drum in this "extremist" label to get late-deciders to fall our way on the "likeability" factor...


7 posted on 06/24/2004 3:50:47 PM PDT by Keith (IT'S ABOUT THE JUDGES)
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To: RWR8189
The Bush/Cheney campaign website is www.georgewbush.org on www.georgewbush.com

The link is to and anti-Bush website.

9 posted on 06/24/2004 4:18:49 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought."-Pope JPII)
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To: big'ol_freeper

You have it backwards. Dot org is the lefty site. Check it out.


10 posted on 06/24/2004 4:24:57 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Indy Pendance

You are correct! My goof.


11 posted on 06/24/2004 4:25:55 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought."-Pope JPII)
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To: teletech

When I first read about this ad, I was a little skeptical and agreed that it would hurt or at least look dumb. I think it could have ended better however. With more stuff about Bush's steady leadership and optimism by having him saying something. But I think it will be effective. A WWII vetern who defeated the Nazis and saw the concentration camps or a child of a Holocaust survivor most likely would not be ok with the Hitler comparison. Neither would your average American. I think the people they showed were chilling. These people showed uncontrolled anger not fitting of a governing party and more like Dean's "I Have a Scream" or even the style of how Hitler and other demogogues have worked up their crowds. The average American doesn't like politics, doesn't like personal attacks/negativity and doesn't like controversy. I think the extremism shown by the democrats will scare people off Kerry.


12 posted on 06/24/2004 4:25:59 PM PDT by the right side jedi
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To: big'ol_freeper

I always mess up the white house web site. Finally, I bookmarked it!


13 posted on 06/24/2004 4:28:06 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: Indy Pendance

The .com site? ;^)


14 posted on 06/24/2004 4:35:56 PM PDT by Right Angler
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To: Right Angler

That's the one, I type in .com out of habit. No more though. That place is disgusting.


15 posted on 06/24/2004 4:41:56 PM PDT by Indy Pendance
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To: RWR8189

Hmm, it could have been edited better. To the casual viewer, it might look like the Bush campaign is comparing Democrats to Hitler. At least the soothing piano music makes it clear that Bush is an honest, decent man.


16 posted on 06/24/2004 5:10:41 PM PDT by Kleon
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To: RWR8189

I do not like this ad. Bush needs, at least, to speak his graphic words. Too much time dedicated to others and misses the point, even more so because of the silence, that it is a Bush/Cheney Ad. The Bush graphics are ineffective in contrast to the aggressive statements of the others in my opinion.


17 posted on 06/24/2004 5:26:52 PM PDT by Snoopers-868th
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To: RWR8189

Well it does show just how insane the democrats appear and how much gore sounds like hitler.


18 posted on 06/24/2004 5:33:11 PM PDT by dc-zoo
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To: big'ol_freeper
Hello Zot!!

What the hell are you talking about?

19 posted on 06/24/2004 5:34:40 PM PDT by RWR8189 (Its Morning in America Again!)
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To: RWR8189

They really should have a calm authoritative voice at the end reading the Bush '04 message.


20 posted on 06/24/2004 5:37:50 PM PDT by dc-zoo
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To: RWR8189

The Dems are stark raving mad.

These audio clips sound like they are from Munich in the 1930's. Pure Nazi rhetoric.


21 posted on 06/24/2004 6:21:16 PM PDT by Palladin (Proud to be a FReeper!)
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To: RWR8189

I love the way they marginalize Hillary by not even mentioning her. It must drive her crazy not to be seen as an adversary...or rather not to be seen at all.


22 posted on 06/24/2004 6:24:13 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: the right side jedi
When I first read about this ad, I was a little skeptical and agreed that it would hurt or at least look dumb. I think it could have ended better however. With more stuff about Bush's steady leadership and optimism by having him saying something. But I think it will be effective. A WWII vetern who defeated the Nazis and saw the concentration camps or a child of a Holocaust survivor most likely would not be ok with the Hitler comparison. Neither would your average American. I think the people they showed were chilling. These people showed uncontrolled anger not fitting of a governing party and more like Dean's "I Have a Scream" or even the style of how Hitler and other demogogues have worked up their crowds. The average American doesn't like politics, doesn't like personal attacks/negativity and doesn't like controversy. I think the extremism shown by the democrats will scare people off Kerry.

You cannot turn on a TV today without at least one "screaming face" show on. Maybe it is one of these "judge" shows or "court tv" or whatever. My point is Americans seem to LIKE to watch folks scream at each other. I don't know but maybe we identify with the screamers? My point is Gore screams in this ad as does Dean and so forth. Then we see steady President Bush and I wonder if we as a people have changed so much we don't think steady is relevant anymore? That is why this ad scares me. It is VERY well done but will it backfire?

23 posted on 06/24/2004 6:49:55 PM PDT by teletech (Friends don't let friends vote DemocRAT!)
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To: RWR8189

I think showing dems in action is good. I just think they spend way too much time on dem footage with just a frame at the end on Bush. They should show Bush throughout the commercial against a backdrop of the dem idiots so the public sees a constant contrast and sees Bush in action and not just as a frozen image at the end.

The RNC hasn't a clue. If they don't figure out how to develop commercials more effectively we're screwed.


24 posted on 06/24/2004 6:52:04 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: Keith
You need to remember who the audience for this is...

the voter who is usually not paying attention to politics, but wants a president who is "presidential"...

This is a very effective summary showing how extreme these people are...When Clinton portrayed Republicans as "right-wing extremists" that was very effective with this group. He used OKC and that tag to defeat Dole in 96.

The Dems have gone nuts...and letting the world see them doing it on TV is very effective.

You have to also remember that as close as the polls look on the election, the President's LIKEABILITY numbers have stayed in the 60s....Rove et. al. are going to drum in this "extremist" label to get late-deciders to fall our way on the "likeability" factor...

I hope you're right! I see this ad a s a BIG gamble on the part of the President.

25 posted on 06/24/2004 6:53:04 PM PDT by teletech (Friends don't let friends vote DemocRAT!)
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To: RWR8189

I agree the ad looks like it will do more harm than good unless there are more interjections to show contrast.

The add looks like DNC which feeds the rage people hear everyday. The RNC needs to be calming and constantly showing the difference.

my 2 cents


26 posted on 06/24/2004 6:59:22 PM PDT by mike_9958
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To: All

I just want to clear up any confusion about this ad and make it clear that this is only a web-ad, and it will not be shown on TV.


27 posted on 06/24/2004 7:28:11 PM PDT by RWR8189 (Its Morning in America Again!)
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To: RWR8189
Fine. But this add stinks. It's a great idea, don't get me wrong, but the ad itself is badly done. It "bleeds" all over itself.

I'd like to see them use the same exact camera techniques Michael Moore uses. Totally rip him off. Do an add using Moores same camera cuts, lighting, look, etc. They could use this same content but instead of lies and fabrication use the real content. And make sure to make fun of Moore.

Rip him off so much Moore threatens to sue. But use the truth.

Call it Faren-Nutz 911 or something like that.

28 posted on 06/24/2004 8:17:47 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Strategery - "W" plays poker with one hand and chess with the other.)
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To: RWR8189
I am in Japan and can't access georgewbush.com, but I can get to georgewbush.org and johnkerry.com. Any one know why? Is this my ISP, or the Bush website blocking foreign computers? Is it a conspiracy, or just a glitch?
29 posted on 06/24/2004 8:22:19 PM PDT by farfromhome (Was Clinton a good president? That depends on what your definition of 'was' is.)
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To: RWR8189

Oh man talk about dropping the ball. When they registered georgewbush.com they should hae gotten .org and .net too. What a shame.


30 posted on 06/24/2004 8:26:37 PM PDT by farfromhome (Was Clinton a good president? That depends on what your definition of 'was' is.)
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To: RWR8189
I just want to clear up any confusion about this ad and make it clear that this is only a web-ad, and it will not be shown on TV.

Good. It's a little "hot" for TV, but it has the makings of a great TV ad. I'd trim it down to 60 seconds; eliminate the Hitler clip (granting that it was taken from a Move On ad, it could still be misinterpreted); probably eliminate the Michael Moore clip (non-political junkies don't know who he is); and end with some actual audio/video from President Bush.

The overall concept, though, is great. I think it's important to show the in-your-face screaming by the rage-filled Gore, Dean, Gephardt, Kerry, et al. Most people are repulsed by that kind of thing. The red-meat rantings were aimed at attendees of Dem campaign rallies and the like, but everyone should see them.

31 posted on 06/24/2004 8:28:49 PM PDT by southernnorthcarolina (Past performance is no guarantee of future results... I hope.)
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To: SheLion

THIS ONE!!!!!!

Here! Lookie here! :-)


32 posted on 06/24/2004 10:06:26 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (God Bless America)
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To: everyone

Once more, the Republican leadership nibbles around the edges, runs away with some crumbs, and doesn't go for the cheese. Why can't they RUN THIS ON TELEVISION?


33 posted on 06/24/2004 11:07:02 PM PDT by California Patriot (California Patriot)
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To: Brad's Gramma
THIS ONE!!!!!!

Thanks for the ping!

Just woke up and on first cup of coffee.

Let me read! :)

34 posted on 06/25/2004 3:36:48 AM PDT by SheLion (Please register to vote! We can't afford to remain silent!!)
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To: RWR8189

RightNation Bumper Stickers

As you travel next weekend or just buzz around town, encourage others to either vote for Bush OR not to vote for Kerry!
36 posted on 06/26/2004 10:10:11 PM PDT by Mockingbird For Short ("Quaere verum")
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