Skip to comments.Unbelievable! Souvenir 'Together We Thrive' Logo T-Shirts Placed on Chairs at "Memorial"
Posted on 01/12/2011 3:57:33 PM PST by kristinn
Is it a memorial or an Obama rally? Souvenir t-shirts emblazoned with the logo for the 'Together We Thrive' gathering at the University of Arizona were placed on chairs at the arena ahead of the memorial.
It's odd for a memorial to a mass murder to have a logo, but it's crass to hand out souvenir t-shirts.
Restricted Arizona Republic photo at link.
I see wellstone funeral all over again.
A replay of the “Paul Wellstone Memorial Funeral and Pep Rally” perhaps?
I’ll bet it has Obama 2012 on the back.
Apparently they want all the mourners to look like good little party apparatchiks.
Shame. They taken the deaths of those people and made a commercial.
These scumbag dhimmicrats just can’t help themselves, can they?
I want to know whose idea that was. Those people have no shame. Disgusting.
it won’t play
mass murder commemorative T-shirts - where do I get mine?
Certain to be collector’s items. Will there be action figures too? Collector cards? A concert tour?
What a great way to kick off a presidential campaign
Even the Wellstone funeral din’t have T-shirts!
(Is that “together we thrive” or “together we jive”?
I wonder if Obama will give a “shout out” to his pals before launching into the serious stuff, as he did in announcing the Ft. Hood massacre.
My relative was killed by a mass murderer and all I got was this lousy t-shirt
Gosh, makes you really look forward to the Indian chant they’ve cooked up to kick this thing off!
I want a bobble-head !! ...magritte
I wonder if Obama will go golfing before or after the memorial...or both.
All he needs are his greek columns and a balloon drop like one freeper said in the other thread. This is going to be a national embarrassment...i can feel it coming. One student’s quote:
“Officials opened the doors at 4 p.m., and the crowd cheered. Attorney General Eric Holder also is attending.
“This is going to be, obviously, a huge event. One of those defining moments in American history,” said Phoenix resident David Bier, who arrived at 3:15 am.
The crowd ‘cheered’?....OMG.
Wow, memorial swag.
I’m sorry about the shootings, certainly a tragedy but I have to ask, did this require a presidential event?
Disgusting. I thought just naming the memorial was bad enough, particularly since it wasn’t named after any of the victims or even of the victims collectively. This is absolutely disgraceful. And the taxpayers have to pay for this embarrassment!
We don’t have a very big black population in Tucson, but the local media is finding them to interview at the hospital where most of the wounded are (UMC). One lady couldn’t even pronounce or seem to know the congresswoman’s name (I would say she was tongue-tied, but that’s being too nice) and just wanted to push her “I came here to see the first black president” agenda.
In general, I’m ashamed of most of the people they’re putting on to speak, I hope this footage doesn’t air nationally. We look like a bunch of buffoons, and of course everyone already knows about Dupnik now.
Is the idiot 0bama going to attend the funeral of the federal judge, Judge Roll? (or did he? Not exactly sure if it’s taken place yet.)
I truly hope Brewer leaves, saying something like, “The selling of T-shirts at a memorial is in very bad taste, and I’ll have no part of it,” and invites all of the victims’ friends and families to the governor’s mansion.
Lotsa good links in Arizona. I’m guessing both.
I also read there will be concession stands..what next..how about a petting zoo
Can’t wait for the 24/7 political ads with Giffords claiming her wounds were caused by Republican hate.
Oh, no. On another thread this morning I wondered if they were going to turn it into a bumper sticker. This is sick. Really sick.
Bet they were produced by illegal union labor.
Bubba's coming to Tucson ?
I’m surprised it’s not a ‘hoodie’.
No, and especially not after the sky turned murky and birds started dropping from the clouds about an hour and a half ago... I knew His Excellence had arrived.....
I can’t believe my town is contaminated by him.
/sorry for my hate speech rant
To him, the "shout out" is the serious stuff.
Never let a crisis go to waste.
Got the T-shirt.
I watched the Wellstone Funeral/Pep Rally live. It took my breath away that a death could/would be used in such a cheap and pathetic way. T-Shirts? This is looking to be the Wellstone Funeral/Pep Rally on steroids. If so the backlash will be huge.
Just when you think they can’t be any more crass and disgusting....they go and outdo themselves again.
“Together We Thrive.” Sounds a little like “United We Stand.”
Where does that leave “Diversity is our Strength.”
You should see them lined up... at least all the footage I’m watching (on all three local channels) -— they fit the classic stereotype of the O-Zombie. Sloppily dressed and not lacking for food... some camped out since this morning (and maybe even overnight, I thought I heard that once).
You got a t-shirt?
All I got was this bunch of old plastic flowers
marked Paul Wellstone Memorial Tribute.
Together, We Died.
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