Skip to comments.Citizens United Obama film to air on TV
Posted on 09/17/2012 10:06:26 AM PDT by listenhillary
Citizens United has struck a deal with a dozen television stations to run its hour-long film featuring voters disaffected with President Barack Obama, sending the Republican critique of the incumbent into tens of millions of homes in the lead-up to Election Day, the groups officials told POLITICO.
The Hope and the Change directed by Stephen Bannon, who made the Sarah Palin movie The Undefeated, was first unveiled last month and it aired during the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
The movies wide release backed by a large advertising campaign behind it was part of the goal of the Citizens United court case that was decided in 2010 by the U.S. Supreme Court and helped to dramatically alter the landscape for political donations by allowing the unfettered flow of corporate cash into campaigns.
This (the court case) is why I did Citizens United, David Bossie, the groups president said. This would have been a criminal act under McCain-Feingold before my court case.
Bossie makes filmmaker Michael Moore his template he had attempted to follow in the footsteps of the commercial and political efforts of Farenheit 9/11, with a movie about Hillary Clinton during the 2008 cycle. But the Clinton film was blocked after it was ruled a form of electioneering. The Citizens United case was about Bossies efforts to get similar movies into the bloodstream.
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Can’t Eric Holder do SOMETHING to stop this???? /sarc
Will there be riots against this racist trash? Will the persons who produced this film be frog-marched by the feds on nation-wide TV?
Obama can shut off the networks and local broadcast TV stations and have them carry government programming.
Seriously, he can. Will he? No Idea.
I think this is the trailer:
I think it would be outstanding for a PAC to get the money together to run “2016” on all three channels about two weeks before the election.....that is, if they could get the networks to allow it. If not, perhaps a prominent cable channel, supplemented with massive newspaper and TV ad buys telling Americans when and where they could see it for free.
Glenn Beck TV is now on Dish.
Saw these guys on Hannity. It was a great show. Can’t wait to see the whole piece.
I guess that thing about Obama being an empty canvas is all but gone...
What stations are showing them? What if Obamugabe “pre-empts” their showing with a “Special Address to the Nation”?
Hannity’s special on the movie:
One Hour Hannity Special on The Hope and The Change
The movie will run in its 60-minute entirety in an agreement with six cable networks like HDNet Movies and FamilyNet, along with local stations in Louisiana, Colorado, Indiana, Hawaii and Louisiana. It will reach 130 million homes, according to Citizens United, coupled with advertising dollars about the movie on cable networks.