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Hiltonís May Pull McCain Donations, Paris Can Sue McCain
Hollywood Today ^ | August 5th, 2008 | Jeffrey Jolson

Posted on 08/05/2008 12:18:51 PM PDT by Red Steel

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Yes sue Hilton. Make it the best political ad money can buy.
1 posted on 08/05/2008 12:18:51 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

This will be McCain’s ‘Sister Souljah’.


2 posted on 08/05/2008 12:21:47 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Red Steel

“Paris may be blonde, but like Madonna, is anything but dumb. She has multiple corporations, a fashion line, makes her TV appearances and board meetings on time and has kept out of trouble. She is still young and rich, so subject to any rock star-like messes – but she can be cool as any CEO.”

Who actually built their own financial empire, and who was handed theirs via genetic relation to someone else who did?


3 posted on 08/05/2008 12:22:35 PM PDT by WoofDog123
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To: Red Steel; All

Sue Paris Sue!!!

Sue Britney Sue!!!

I would love to see this ad seen by millions more on YouTube, and I would love to see public contempt for Obambi, Paris, and Britney grow.

Therefore, ladies (sic), go ahead an make a big fuss about this for weeks and months to come.


4 posted on 08/05/2008 12:23:14 PM PDT by Enchante (If oil was botox then Nancy Pelosi would have us drilling everywhere!!! (hat tip, STARWISE))
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To: Red Steel
Paris may be blonde, but like Madonna, is anything but dumb.

Tee hee, the author is a blonde too!!

5 posted on 08/05/2008 12:23:54 PM PDT by MarineBrat (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccination that the Church offers.)
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To: Red Steel

WoW, this thing has gotten a lot of free press — if you didn’t know BHO was as dumb as a couple of hollyweirdos, you do now...

That is great press — I hope they keep talking about it...excellent job hollywood.


6 posted on 08/05/2008 12:24:25 PM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.)
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To: Red Steel
LMFAO!

Kathy Hilton was quite ok with videos of Paris snorting blow off a guy's stomach, and blowing another, but she won't stand for her being compared to a 1/2 black man. That sounds racist to me.

7 posted on 08/05/2008 12:24:49 PM PDT by GOPyouth (GOP: Drill Here, Drill Now! Obama: Inflate your tires!)
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To: Enchante
"Sue Egypt" -- Captain Beefheart.
8 posted on 08/05/2008 12:25:38 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you ready to pray for Teddy?)
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To: Red Steel
From article: Kathy Hilton, a McCain donor, registered her disapproval, calling the ad “a complete waste of the money John McCain’s contributors have donated to his campaign.”

lol!!!

Did she really mean a "complete" waste???

9 posted on 08/05/2008 12:25:40 PM PDT by Alia
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To: Red Steel

I agree. Comparing Obama to Britney and Paris is an insult! To Paris and Britney that is.


10 posted on 08/05/2008 12:25:43 PM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: Red Steel

In the words of Ben Stiler as Hutch “Do it! Do it!...Do it!”

Seriously, the public is tired of these ultra celebs and their product lines, their publicity, their lamebrain “acts” and the fact that they are “news.”

If they sue McCain on Obama’s own words, it’ll back fire on them, not McCain.


11 posted on 08/05/2008 12:26:03 PM PDT by fightinbluhen51 ("...If it moves, tax it, if it moves faster, regulate it, if it stops, subsidies it.")
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To: Red Steel
Yet McCain played them as bimbos

Have to go along with McCain on this one, they are bimbos.

12 posted on 08/05/2008 12:26:04 PM PDT by Prokopton
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To: Red Steel

Paris Hilton has had her picture on every TV station in the country.

She has become such a photo-op hog that she doesn’t have a chance of suing and winning, IMO.

She asked for this kind of noteriety, and it was used in one of the most tasteful ways I have ever seen her pics used.
She is such a skank. I would be more than ashamed if I were her mother.
Don’t think the Hiltons can get a refund on their donations, either.


13 posted on 08/05/2008 12:26:11 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Red Steel

Please, Mrs. Hilton is as big a media prostitute as her daughter (if not more so)

This is about PR for herself and her daughter.

She was called a celebrity and a star and at worst vacuous.

Mrs. Hilton better put her rubber gun back in its holster.


14 posted on 08/05/2008 12:26:20 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Red Steel
The longer they keep this alive, the better for RINO McCain.
15 posted on 08/05/2008 12:26:39 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Public policy should never become the captive of a scientific-technological elite. -- Ike Eisenhower)
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To: Red Steel

Now McCain has done it! He’s lost the Britney Spears and Paris Hilton fan vote.


16 posted on 08/05/2008 12:26:45 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: Red Steel
“Paris may be blonde, but like Madonna, is anything but dumb. She has multiple corporations, a fashion line, makes her TV appearances and board meetings on time and has kept out of trouble. She is still young and rich, so subject to any rock star-like messes – but she can be cool as any CEO.”

Paris Hilton is still a filthy skank without principles beyond that of money. How would one else characterize a girl that distributes a video of herself doing... well I won't get graphic here. Funny that her parents have to defend their "mature" heiress from these eeeevil McCain ad, while they apparently have no problems with her "lifestyle".

17 posted on 08/05/2008 12:27:32 PM PDT by SolidWood (Obamarxislamism, the threat to our Republic!)
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To: Red Steel

“fans across the nation are riled by the commercials offending their women,...”

Don’t you be offendin’ my womenses!


18 posted on 08/05/2008 12:27:41 PM PDT by hoe_cake ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." MTwain)
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To: Red Steel

Paris Hilton suing John McCain will be a badge of honor for him, especially with social conservatives who’ve been lukewarm toward him. This is better PR than anything Mac could buy.


19 posted on 08/05/2008 12:29:15 PM PDT by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: Red Steel
Kathy Hilton and her husband donated a total of $4,600 to McCain’s campaign earlier this year

Ooooh. Big money.

20 posted on 08/05/2008 12:29:24 PM PDT by McGruff (In loving memory of a lost FRiend YaYa123.)
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To: Red Steel
Paris's got those "Hilton" genes - she's probably one smart cookie under all that air head persona. Gracie Allen ran the business - as did Lucy, of I Love Lucy fame - and as they're pointing out - Madonna. McCain should not be buying the illusion. It dates him as a 50's guy...
21 posted on 08/05/2008 12:30:06 PM PDT by GOPJ (What someone thinks is going to happen is not news. After it happens it is news. - Sowell)
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To: Red Steel
Paris is just jealous.

McCain and Spears: Dream Ticket 2008

22 posted on 08/05/2008 12:30:12 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Red Steel
you cannot use a person’ image to sell anything without their approval

How does the paparazzi stay in business?

23 posted on 08/05/2008 12:30:29 PM PDT by bird4four4 (Behead those who suggest Islam is violent!)
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To: Red Steel

“Similar with Britney, who is worth as much many women in business”

Jeffrey Jolson and the editors of this rag need to proofread their drivel a tad bit better.


24 posted on 08/05/2008 12:30:57 PM PDT by hoe_cake ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." MTwain)
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To: Red Steel

http://newsbusters.org/stories/mccain_not_first_compare_obama_paris_hilton.html

Why didn’t she sue Obama? He’s the one who made the comparison first. That’s where McCain’s people got the idea.


25 posted on 08/05/2008 12:31:25 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: Red Steel

Paris’ mommy also cried about the injustice of having her daughter actually be punished for not obeying the laws little people have to obey. If the Hilton sisters are braindead celebrity whores they can blame it on their mother the enabler.


26 posted on 08/05/2008 12:31:29 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: Red Steel

Well they might as well sue the Morning Joe show for calling her a “skank” no less than 3xs this AM.


27 posted on 08/05/2008 12:31:34 PM PDT by chalkfarmer
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To: Red Steel

With enemies like Paris Hilton, who needs friends?


28 posted on 08/05/2008 12:33:07 PM PDT by mojito
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To: Red Steel

The Senator’s Humble Beginning
Rising Star Barack Obama Is Resolutely Down to Earth

By Mark Leibovich
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, February 24, 2005; Page C01

There’s nothing exotic or complicated about how phenoms are made in Washington, and, more to the point, how they are broken.

“Andy Warhol said we all get our 15 minutes of fame,” says Barack Obama. “I’ve already had an hour and a half. I mean, I’m so overexposed, I’m making Paris Hilton look like a recluse.”
...


30 posted on 08/05/2008 12:33:50 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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and has kept out of trouble

Except for that going to jail thing.

31 posted on 08/05/2008 12:34:08 PM PDT by RJL
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To: Red Steel

How was McCain’s ad “insulting” to Ms. Hilton? It merely showed her and called her a “celebrity”. Is that not what Kathy Hilton has been driving her daughters to for their whole lives?


32 posted on 08/05/2008 12:34:41 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Red Steel

This is baloney

Hilton is a celebrity, and her image can therefore be used this way

liberal judge and lawyers


33 posted on 08/05/2008 12:36:06 PM PDT by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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Simply stated, you cannot use a person’ image to sell anything without their approval and likely a large check.

Minor point but what would be the product that McCain is "selling"?

34 posted on 08/05/2008 12:38:00 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: montag813

Paris Hilton has a TV REALITY show where she plays herself as a celebrity who is a bimbo.

now McCain portrays her as a bimbo.

seriously, are they trying to say by association that Obama is NOT like them?


35 posted on 08/05/2008 12:38:28 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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Moreover, Paris can sue McCain in many states who have “right of publicity laws.” Simply stated, you cannot use a person’ image to sell anything without their approval ....

My understanding is that political ads are immune from suit ... look at the lies and distortions they all use year after year, campaign after campaign. But this commercial did not sell anything, it was not a revenue advertisement. Not a lawyer, but I'd like to have more than this excuse as a reason to bring action, seek damages.

36 posted on 08/05/2008 12:39:17 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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Simply stated, you cannot use a person’ image to sell anything

These people are in the public domain. And exactly what product is McCain selling? Idiots...

37 posted on 08/05/2008 12:39:34 PM PDT by nikos1121 (The first black president of the US should be at least a "Jackie Robinson.")
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To: Red Steel

Should be easy, all Paris has to prove is that she is not a pig...looking forward to it.


38 posted on 08/05/2008 12:39:36 PM PDT by Fred (The Democrat Party is the Nadir of Nihilism)
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Paris may be blonde, but like Madonna, is anything but dumb. She has multiple corporations, a fashion line, makes her TV appearances and board meetings on time and has kept out of trouble. She is still young and rich, so subject to any rock star-like messes – but she can be cool as any CEO.

spare me...please...

39 posted on 08/05/2008 12:40:35 PM PDT by nikos1121 (The first black president of the US should be at least a "Jackie Robinson.")
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How about a class action suit against Obama by those who cling to their guns and religion?


40 posted on 08/05/2008 12:41:13 PM PDT by getitright
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Funny, I don't remember Lucy or Gracie putting out a porn tape of themselves.
41 posted on 08/05/2008 12:42:49 PM PDT by JimC214
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you cannot use a person’ image to sell anything without their approval

How does the paparazzi stay in business?

You can take someone's picture and put it in a news story. But you can't use a celebrity's picture as your logo or corporate mascot or some other commercial purpose without their permission.

Using Paris or Britney's pictures or names in a political ad would seem to fall into the latter category.

42 posted on 08/05/2008 12:43:30 PM PDT by Citizen Blade ("Please... I go through everyone's trash." The Question)
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To: Red Steel; Allegra; big'ol_freeper; Lil'freeper; TrueKnightGalahad; blackie; Larry Lucido; ...
Hate to quote Jay Leno... but, Momma Hilton, this is the video you object to?
43 posted on 08/05/2008 12:43:44 PM PDT by Bender2 ("I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me." RAH Beyond this Horizon)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

actually political speech is a fair use issue, also she is a public figure because she has assummed the role of public figure.

(see Arhnold the governor public figure)


44 posted on 08/05/2008 12:44:14 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Red Steel

Is there anyone who isn’t offended by something and ready to blow a gasket? Anyone?


45 posted on 08/05/2008 12:46:02 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW ("Make yourself sheep, and the wolves will eat you" Benjamin Franklin)
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To: nikos1121
These people are in the public domain. And exactly what product is McCain selling? Idiots...

Could you, for example, take Tom Cruise's face and name (without his permission) and create a brand of Tom Cruise Salsa or whatever? Of course not. And you couldn't use his name and face as part of a political ad, either, without his permission.

46 posted on 08/05/2008 12:46:05 PM PDT by Citizen Blade ("Please... I go through everyone's trash." The Question)
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To: Red Steel
"how dare you compare me to someone as vacuous as Obama!!"

47 posted on 08/05/2008 12:46:51 PM PDT by ari-freedom (Obamuh uh uh uh uh uh uh ummmmmm)
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To: Enchante

“Whore Off”

credit South Park


48 posted on 08/05/2008 12:47:52 PM PDT by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members of the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: Citizen Blade
You can take someone's picture and put it in a news story. But you can't use a celebrity's picture as your logo or corporate mascot or some other commercial purpose without their permission.

Using Paris or Britney's pictures or names in a political ad would seem to fall into the latter category.

But a political ad is NOT a commercial purpose/venture as such, so how do you opine this to fall into that category?

49 posted on 08/05/2008 12:48:14 PM PDT by MozarkDawg
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To: ari-freedom

LOL.


50 posted on 08/05/2008 12:49:27 PM PDT by KansasGirl ( b/c Obama is just creepy.)
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