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MTV Rejects Obama Campaign’s Request to Help President Connect with Young Voters
The Blaze ^ | 09-28-11 | Tiffany Gabbay

Posted on 09/27/2011 9:59:00 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA

In what seems an unthinkable move, MTV — the network that hosted a youth town hall last October called “A Conversation With President Obama“ and made ”Rock the Vote” famous — has reportedly declined a request by President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to help the president connect with young Americans. What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns.

According to the New York Post, Obama’s Get Out the Vote campaign, run by Buffy Wicks, feared that the high unemployment rate among millennials will turn young voters off to the president.

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What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns.

This is the most hilarious thing ever. MTV doesn't get involved with "Political Campaigns". Yeah right.

Things are bad for the Regime when MTV doesn't want to get near Obummer because he is radioactive.

1 posted on 09/27/2011 9:59:09 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA

Now he knows how it feels to be under the bus.


2 posted on 09/27/2011 10:02:25 PM PDT by notpoliticallycorewrecked (According to the MSM, I'm a fringe sitting, pajama wearing, Freeper)
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To: Lazlo in PA

A very positive sign.


3 posted on 09/27/2011 10:02:54 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

True, but I hope he doesn’t kick the dog. I wouldn’t put it past him.


4 posted on 09/27/2011 10:03:19 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: notpoliticallycorewrecked

You’re right; I’m sure MTV realized they had gone from being what they perceived themselves as (a voice for progreesive youth) to tools of an incompetent token minority that represents (at best) 13% of the population (actually more like 10%).

The media (MTV included) realize what they lost by supporting this Marxist idiot, and would now be content to grab back 1% of their market share they lost.


5 posted on 09/27/2011 10:06:03 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Lazlo in PA

Did someone say radioactive?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3973tfsllqw


6 posted on 09/27/2011 10:07:59 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Have I seen an elephant fly?!?!


7 posted on 09/27/2011 10:08:10 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Lazlo in PA

They probably figured they’d have an awful hard time turning down Herman Cain if they stepped up to the plate for Barack Obama.


8 posted on 09/27/2011 10:09:12 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Lazlo in PA

MTV is bringing all new “Beavis and Butt-head back next month.


9 posted on 09/27/2011 10:09:45 PM PDT by BulletBobCo
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To: Lazlo in PA

Well, I am sure the regime will be making their displeasure known...

just like they did with Ford when Ford ran advertisements that their company did not take bailout money, etc....

MTV should be expecting a call soon :(


10 posted on 09/27/2011 10:09:51 PM PDT by bushwon ("If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait till it is free"--PJ O'rourke)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Maybe MTV is thinking about getting back to, I don’t know, showing music videos again. :P


11 posted on 09/27/2011 10:09:58 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I was looking for a song on youtube and was greeted with a commercial pushing the Obama jobs plan before the song. YUCK, at least it had a skip this ad button!


12 posted on 09/27/2011 10:11:49 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: kearnyirish2

“Empty” V.


13 posted on 09/27/2011 10:12:12 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (There's gonna be a Redneck Revolution! (See my freep page) [rednecks come in many colors])
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To: Lazlo in PA

14 posted on 09/27/2011 10:12:41 PM PDT by South40 (2012 matchup.... CAIN vs UNABLE?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Lazlo in PA.
What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns.

15 posted on 09/27/2011 10:16:35 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Lazlo in PA

I still am proud to state that I have NEVER seen even a second of Jersey Shore!!! :)


16 posted on 09/27/2011 10:17:53 PM PDT by Dengar01 ("Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" - Dr. Michael Savage)
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To: Spktyr

LOL. I loved that song back in the day. Bought the album. I think Jimmy Page was in The Fix.


17 posted on 09/27/2011 10:22:35 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

That was actually The Firm, and yes, he was in it.

If MTV would actually show music videos, they might find more people would watch them.


18 posted on 09/27/2011 10:37:30 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Spktyr
If MTV would actually show music videos, they might find more people would watch them.

I don't think anyone under the age of 30 knows that MTV was strictly music back in the day. I think most of them think it is just a really hip, liberal CNN with reality shows.

19 posted on 09/27/2011 10:44:05 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

In the end it’s about the pocketbook. MTV knows which way the political winds are blowing and it doesn’t want to alienate a chunk of its base, however small the chunk.


20 posted on 09/27/2011 10:50:50 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: libh8er

MTV has been putting together a series on young leaders. Their lead in is a special on a young woman who coordinates activities among wide ranging militia organizations. Very counter cultural stuff. If anything they seem to be going anti Obama.


21 posted on 09/27/2011 11:04:41 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (O assumes the trappings of the presidency, not its mantle. He is not presidential.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Obama.... The biggest dork to ever be president.


22 posted on 09/27/2011 11:11:53 PM PDT by Bullish (Recovery won't begin until Obama loses HIS job.)
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To: Spktyr

With Paul Rogers, their biggest song was “Radioactive” which is fitting for Obie in 2012.


23 posted on 09/27/2011 11:54:01 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Lazlo in PA

You know lately in Disney films there is always a direct backdoor to take swipes at government like in the movies: Prince of Persia-Sands Of Time and even in Lemonade Mouth. Don’t know how some of the obvious statements in these movies ever made it past editing.


24 posted on 09/28/2011 12:59:02 AM PDT by Razzz42
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To: HiTech RedNeck

They better get their Tax attorney ready for the Audit,the FCC may be making a Visit also,when is their license renewed?


25 posted on 09/28/2011 3:28:52 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Lazlo in PA
I just remember the seemingly endless loop of Johnny Cougar videos, Michael Jackson - "Whoooooo"

Havent watched MTV since about 1981 -

. . . WAIT . .

The Young Ones - ca. 1987

26 posted on 09/28/2011 4:10:02 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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