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Obama is Casting Actors for Town Hall Audience per Nielsen's 'Backstage'
Gulag Bound ^ | October 8, 2010 | Arlen Williams

Posted on 10/08/2010 1:19:26 AM PDT by unspun

What are you doing, October 14th? Would you like to be a "town hall meeting" shill for Barack Obama? According to this official casting notice in Nielsen's Backstage site, you still have time to apply and/or audition.

Here is the link to the live listing in the Backstage casting call.

Here are elements of screen shots, of this notice, taken betwen the hours of 1:00 and 2:00 am CT, today (10/8). We will pan out, as we go. You should be able to click twice, to enlarge the wider (and condensed) shots.

A bit bigger, for more context:

And bigger yet, to see the page's header:

After the last one he had, who could be surprised that they have decided to be more careful, for the next?

Not much need be reported, the pictures being worth their 1K words. It checks out, according to investigators looking in.

However, we will update at this page, in a few minutes. Perhaps they have specified the kinds of acting criteria they need: roles played in the past, live audience, etc.

h/t: SGBL


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California; US: District of Columbia; US: New York
KEYWORDS: actors; barackobama; castingcall; change; elections; hope; obama; townhall; transparency
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"You can't make this stuff up!" - Barack Obama
1 posted on 10/08/2010 1:19:28 AM PDT by unspun
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To: unspun

No more intelligent, successful black women. Send in the clowns!


2 posted on 10/08/2010 1:24:24 AM PDT by TigersEye (Defend liberty. Destroy socialism.)
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To: unspun

I hear Sanchez is available.

3 posted on 10/08/2010 1:26:45 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

I didn’t have to wait long.


4 posted on 10/08/2010 1:47:26 AM PDT by TigersEye (Defend liberty. Destroy socialism.)
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To: ADemocratNoMore; advertising guy; aft_lizard; AJMaXx; Alice in Wonderland; american colleen; ...

BTTT....

(PING List please note, this is a “FYI” ping only.)


5 posted on 10/08/2010 1:55:11 AM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (To anger a Conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a Liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: BookmanTheJanitor

He could play the part of the Drama Queen.


6 posted on 10/08/2010 2:03:27 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: Las Vegas Dave

thx thx.

sigh.


7 posted on 10/08/2010 2:08:03 AM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: unspun

Maybe the Katrina looter guy can appear.


8 posted on 10/08/2010 2:12:06 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: unspun
I can hear the questions now, being scripted...

"Oh, Dear Lord and Savior, when you walk on water, do you do it barefoot or wearing sandals?"

9 posted on 10/08/2010 2:14:39 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Carley; 1035rep; amom; Arthur Wildfire! March; azkathy; betty boop; bitt; boxlunch; cj in tx; ...
For fellow FReeping Tweeters & Twitterers:

#CastMeObama

10 posted on 10/08/2010 2:16:16 AM PDT by unspun (It's the Sovereignty, Stu... um... art. | WE ARE GULAG BOUND)
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To: unspun

The MSM liberal zealots resort to a suicide mission.

Would it not be wise to keep this covert?

The hard evidence is in. The “town hall” is a charade.
This has to be since Zer0 could not engage in a freestanding
dialogue.


11 posted on 10/08/2010 2:30:31 AM PDT by ChiMark
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To: unspun

This would be all over the media if the dastardly Karl Rove had hired actors for a George Bush town hall meeting. Same for the ubiquitous teleprompter that the Kenyan idiot chile uses. There would photos every day if George Bush used teleprompters the way 0boma does


12 posted on 10/08/2010 2:32:59 AM PDT by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confuscius.)
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To: unspun

Hi, there, young fella. I'm here to try out for a part in your show.

13 posted on 10/08/2010 3:07:58 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: unspun

Category = Entertainment Jobs, Nonunion TV/Video, Reality TV & Documentary

Non-union?? What?!


14 posted on 10/08/2010 3:11:33 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: unspun

gad


15 posted on 10/08/2010 3:12:34 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: 1035rep; amom; Arthur Wildfire! March; azkathy; betty boop; bitt; boxlunch; cj in tx; Clump; ...
Article updated in Gulag Bound.

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Please reply or FReepmail, if you want on or off this list.

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16 posted on 10/08/2010 3:14:29 AM PDT by unspun (It's the Sovereignty, Stu... um... art. | WE ARE GULAG BOUND)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Non-union?? What?!


There is a LOT of political hay to be made out of this one if the right guy or gal pundit runs with it.


17 posted on 10/08/2010 3:21:58 AM PDT by txhurl
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To: unspun

He’s certain to get such a diverse range of political support from actors (from very positive to very, very positive) and of political knowledge and depth (from very shallow to very, very shallow) too!


18 posted on 10/08/2010 3:47:35 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: unspun

can’t have any more black people saying they’re tired of defending him I guess ....


19 posted on 10/08/2010 3:50:43 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: Nightshift

gnip


20 posted on 10/08/2010 3:52:08 AM PDT by tutstar
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To: unspun

Everything about ZERO is make believe, fiction, a lie, a deceit, fraud.


21 posted on 10/08/2010 4:23:59 AM PDT by MrDem (Founder: Democrats for Cheney/Palin 2012)
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To: dennisw

History is being rewritten with regard to Bush Town Halls.

I read this article via the Drudge link. I read through the comments. The Kool-Aid drinkers are out in force essentially stating that Republicans did it, so it is ok and all the rest of us who are disgusted are....stupid zombies.

Having made it a habit to check comments at various news sites for several months now, there is an eerie similarity to all the pro-zerO comments: “The Republicans did it, too, and they are worse than Democrats so everyone needs reeducation.” I have begun to wonder if this is just one of those propaganda infiltrations into *news and opinion* that Cass Sunstein endorses.


22 posted on 10/08/2010 4:27:58 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: unspun

If they are looking for an obnoxious heckler I could fit the bill.


23 posted on 10/08/2010 4:43:51 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Recovering_Democrat

We are talking MTV crowd. More like “Do you play Beer Pong?”


24 posted on 10/08/2010 4:46:32 AM PDT by panthermom
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To: Venturer

If you’re local, apply and pretend to be a good little O-bot. Then once you get in there, let him have it!

I’d do that if I was local but I’m about 500 miles north of DC.


25 posted on 10/08/2010 5:06:56 AM PDT by LizardQueen (The world is not out to get you, except in the sense that the world is out to get everyone.)
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To: unspun

bump


26 posted on 10/08/2010 5:06:56 AM PDT by lowbridge (Rep. Dingell: "Its taken a long time.....to control the people.")
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To: Las Vegas Dave

thanks for ping. Can this man get more disgusting?


27 posted on 10/08/2010 5:07:39 AM PDT by DollyCali (Don't tell God how big your storm is...Tell the storm how big your God is!)
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To: TigersEye

Did you see in the “Category” box is says: Entertainment Jobs, Non-Union TV/Video, Reality TV and Documentary...NON-UNION???? What a hypocrite.


28 posted on 10/08/2010 5:12:00 AM PDT by native texan (use your vote to clean house)
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To: unspun

How appropriate, we catch him arranging Kabuki theater for the masses.


29 posted on 10/08/2010 5:12:37 AM PDT by Brett66 (Where government advances, and it advances relentlessly , freedom is imperiled -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: reformedliberal

“I have begun to wonder if this is just one of those propaganda infiltrations into *news and opinion* that Cass Sunstein endorses.”

Wonder no more. You nailed it.

When Joseph Goebbels arranged propaganda rallies for Hitler, at least they were visually interesting.

This stuff for king obuma is a slap-stick continuation of a really long and stupid clown show.


30 posted on 10/08/2010 5:19:29 AM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: unspun

I would not be surprised if Obama just eliminates real people and instead uses CGI audiences for his political agendas.


31 posted on 10/08/2010 5:21:25 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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To: unspun

I want the “YOU LIE” screamer / heckler role.


32 posted on 10/08/2010 5:21:48 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: unspun
Will this image be put up this election:


33 posted on 10/08/2010 5:25:09 AM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: Eye of Unk

"Ooohhh, you plugged the hole, Obammy, but my hole still burns for you" softly cooed Miss March.

34 posted on 10/08/2010 5:29:04 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: unspun

Too bad we can’t see the rest of the ad (you have to be a subscriber) — they are also asking for your issues — and if you don’t select the right ones, you won’t be in the audience.

And of course — in general, who reads Backstage, except out of work actors looking for a gig. I guess that is Obama’s preferred audience.

Pathetic.


35 posted on 10/08/2010 5:42:33 AM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: windcliff; onedoug

ping


36 posted on 10/08/2010 5:44:39 AM PDT by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: unspun

Ben Stein has the full ad in his article:

MTV screening Obama’s audience for views, looks

http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/1010/MTV_screening_Obamas_audience_for_views_looks.html

“Seeking - Audience Members: males & females, 18+.

To apply, email townhallaudience@mtvnmix.com and put “Town Hall” in the subject line. To ensure that the audience represents diverse interests and political views, include your name, phone number, hometown, school attending, your job and what issues, if any, you are interested in or passionate about. Also, provide a recent photo and short description of your political views. Submission deadline: Oct. 14. No pay.”


37 posted on 10/08/2010 5:45:33 AM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: unspun

From Feb 9, 2009:

Obama’s Unscreened Town Hall Audience Is Clean Break From Bush’s Supporters-Only Public Events

http://thinkprogress.org/2009/02/09/obama-townhall-break-from-bush/


38 posted on 10/08/2010 5:50:17 AM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: unspun

And here is how the event is billed:

The President and the MTV Crowd

http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/05/the-president-and-the-mtv-crowd/

“The youth-oriented cable channel MTV and five of its sister channels will simulcast a town-hall-style meeting with President Obama on Thursday, Oct. 14.

The gathering, titled “A Conversation with President Obama,” appears to be modeled after Mr. Obama’s appearance on CNBC last month.”

I guess they casted the CNBC audience too...


39 posted on 10/08/2010 5:52:20 AM PDT by SmartInsight (Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. ~ G. J. Nathan)
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To: stylecouncilor

Non-union....


40 posted on 10/08/2010 5:56:56 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: SmartInsight
Obama is such a COWARD. If he so strongly believes in his liberal views why does he need actors? Why can't he argue and pursued the citizens that his policies are good for America? Everything about Obama is a fraud.
41 posted on 10/08/2010 5:58:19 AM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Venturer

BE CAREFUL

You don’t want to get caught in the “Type Cast” trap.


42 posted on 10/08/2010 6:07:43 AM PDT by Pontiac
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To: unspun

Fake! Propaganda!


43 posted on 10/08/2010 6:11:19 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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To: unspun

Being able to faint on que is a positive. Nurses will be standing by (no doctors are available or wanted).


44 posted on 10/08/2010 6:15:19 AM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15.)
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To: unspun

Is it possible that Rahm Emanuel was the voice of sanity in the administration, and now that he’s gone it’s Katy bar the door?


45 posted on 10/08/2010 6:24:07 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Am I my half-brother's keeper?)
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To: unspun

Potemkin audience!


46 posted on 10/08/2010 6:33:18 AM PDT by Constitutionalist Conservative (Two blogs for the price of none!)
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To: unspun

Great find. I just copied the link to my hometown socialist Obama-loving editor’s page.


47 posted on 10/08/2010 7:14:16 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: stylecouncilor

¨Scab!¨


48 posted on 10/08/2010 7:19:26 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Las Vegas Dave

Thanks for the ping.


49 posted on 10/08/2010 7:22:46 AM PDT by GOPJ (Liberal violence against Tea Party: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFeUhSlHiUQ)
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To: unspun
To apply, email townhallaudience@mtvnmix.com and put 'Town Hall' in the subject line.

WELL? what are we waiting for? :-D

50 posted on 10/08/2010 7:32:24 AM PDT by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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