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Why Lindsay Lohan's Endorsement of Romney Is Kinda Important
Tuscon Weekly ^ | Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 11:00 | Posted by David Mendez

Posted on 10/12/2012 3:05:53 PM PDT by drewh

So, Lindsey Lohan plans on voting for Mitt Romney this November, according to a bit of information released by E! News.

Now, I generally discount the words of a serial rehab center frequenter as much as anyone, but Business Insider has given me a reason to be concerned:

Lohan, by all accounts, is a typical low-information voter. And low information voters, like it or not, will decide this election.

BI's Walter Hickey then notes that Lohan isn't alone in her low-information selection of a candidate to back, making note of Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger:

Bissinger was a low information voter. He ignored the election, watched the debate, took everyone's word for it on the facts, and backed Romney.

But Bissinger is emblematic of millions of Americans. These people don't follow politics and plan to vote based on what little information they've gleaned.

Basically, it seems as if things are coming down to the fact that tangential things that may have won Obama the last election (potentially the first black president; a Democrat running following a widely-reviled Republican administration; convincing the electorate with simple introductions to complex issues) are working against him in this election.

(Excerpt) Read more at tucsonweekly.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 2012endorsements; hollywood; lohan
According to the Business Insider article, Hulk Hogan Kid Rock and Scott from Creed have also endorsed the GOP ticket
1 posted on 10/12/2012 3:05:56 PM PDT by drewh
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To: drewh

Lindsay, I love you. All is forgiven. I left my number on the wall. 867-5309.


3 posted on 10/12/2012 3:10:29 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: muawiyah

Looks like voting GOP is as “cool” as voting for the black guy last time around.


4 posted on 10/12/2012 3:11:22 PM PDT by Michigander222
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To: Enterprise
too bad we cant take the hot tub time machine back 5-10 years ago...


5 posted on 10/12/2012 3:14:32 PM PDT by drewh
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To: Enterprise; Perdogg
Lindsay, I love you. All is forgiven. I left my number on the wall. 867-5309.

I think Perdogg will want to give her his number as well. ;-)

6 posted on 10/12/2012 3:17:00 PM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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To: drewh

Oh, that hurts so good!


7 posted on 10/12/2012 3:17:41 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: arasina

LOL!


8 posted on 10/12/2012 3:18:59 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: drewh

Train wreck endorsed Obama and people think this is a good thing??


9 posted on 10/12/2012 3:24:06 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh

Train wreck endorsed Romney and people think this is a good thing??


10 posted on 10/12/2012 3:24:18 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh

Dang, if O is losing the low-information voters, who does he have left? I believe that is his key demographic, ahead even of the illegal and the dead.


11 posted on 10/12/2012 3:25:10 PM PDT by marron
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To: GeronL
Train wreck endorsed Romney and people think this is a good thing??

Absolutely. If even a brain-dead Hollywood train wreck like Lohan is smart enough to recognize that Obummer is an incompetent boob that will bring additional brain-dead Hollywood train wrecks and their followers along. It's a good thing.

12 posted on 10/12/2012 3:32:24 PM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: drewh

“These people don’t follow politics and plan to vote based on what little information they’ve gleaned.”

Well, how about that! Weren’t these the very voters they cultivated in 2008?


13 posted on 10/12/2012 3:35:35 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia ("Together we will unite America and get this done" - Paul Ryan - August 11, 2012)
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To: drewh
breaking the spell ...

I hate to refer to Lindsay as a shepherd, however, her followers are in fact sheep, and so she is one of a growing number of shepherds.

The significance of Lindsay is part of a broader movement that's starting to gain traction.

'Cool' people are withdrawing their support for Obama, giving permission to their followers to consider doing the same.

For these people to even question their blind loyalty to Obama, the perfect man, represents the fundamental destruction of his brand.

The fundamental thing that keeps this type of Obama supporter in the cage, is an absence of asking themselves, rather than their idols, who's cool. Hollywood is now providing leadership in questioning.

It translates indirectly towards the surge, because in order to flip an Obama voter, the intellectual hypnotic spell must first be broken. That is the role some 'stars' are playing for Romney.

As with the empty chair - Clint was the lead on this - the first to give the 'stars' permission to give their fans permission.

14 posted on 10/12/2012 3:37:30 PM PDT by HannibalHamlinJr
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To: drewh

Without a doubt low-information voters decide presidential elections. That’s why the most charismatic candidate always wins. Romney was clearly more charismatic than Barack in the first debate. I also have to wonder if these low-info voters will even bother watching the next 2 debates. The first was such a blow-out, they may feel they simply don’t need to waste time gathering any more information.


15 posted on 10/12/2012 3:39:40 PM PDT by JediJones (ROMNEY/RYAN: TURNAROUND ARTISTS ***** OBAMA/BIDEN: BULL $HIT ARTISTS)
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To: arasina

Apparently she’s not eligible to vote. Needs to register.


18 posted on 10/12/2012 3:44:38 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: drewh
Anybody on this thread part of the crowd who wanted to dump Mike Steele (he's the guy who as RNC chairman presided over the biggest Republican electoral blowout in the last 72 years)

Anyway, earlier, there was a mini-scandal in his campaign fund raising group where this ol'gal found out about some Hollywood Lesbians (the worst kind I am sure) who had complained to somebody who is someone who knew a Republican that THEY, the lesbians, weren't getting what they wanted out of the Democrats ~ to wit, lower taxes, income averaging ~ very important to people who work on erratic schedules, depreciation for costumes and such, and some other stuff ~ so, could they get together with someone from the RNC about their coming across with lots of loot.

Somebody on Mike's staff arranged to hold a cocktail party/beer party at a large tent in Hollywood that had a lesbian theme bar.

Somebody didn't want the RNC putting money into buying lesbians likker, and complained to the Washington Post, which just went out of its nut condemning lesbian stuff ~ ? ~ ? ~ Big mistake on their part I think.

My understanding was Lindsay Lohan herself was the brain trust behind the deal, and now she comes out and tells us 'Hey yo.... ~ I"m translating.... vote Republican ~ it's good for you ~ it's good for me" ~ and so it is that the RNC investment in a couple of mai tais at a lesbian theme bar may have added a major California power center ~ lesbian actresses ~ to our force field.

Let's see Priebus beat that!

19 posted on 10/12/2012 3:59:48 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: drewh
All Lindsey Lohan stories should be posted in the HUMOR section.......don't ya think?

FMCDH(BITS)

20 posted on 10/12/2012 4:03:57 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: HannibalHamlinJr

Excellent post sir.
You have identified the dynamic here.


21 posted on 10/12/2012 4:09:02 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: drewh
Lohan, by all accounts, is a typical low-information voter. And low information voters, like it or not, will decide this election.

I believe that, if we don't like the folks running at the top of the tickets, it's because we aren't spending enough time talking to the voters in our daily lives. I try to talk politics with strangers regularly, entering into the conversation just non-threatening small-talk ("Can you BELIEVE the price of groceries nowaday?!")

Anyways, I keep running into people who freely admit not knowing very much at all about politics and voting for Obama because they were attracted to his slogans and demeanor. I keep getting the impression that now they feel manipulated and deceived by him. It's great if the non-political voters are swaying to the right.

22 posted on 10/12/2012 4:09:57 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: arasina

There are reports that her mom owes $1.3 million.


23 posted on 10/12/2012 4:14:17 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: drewh
From BusinessInsider.com:

"Here’s why the Obama campaign should be worried:

Lohan is a low information voter convinced that (a) employment is really important, (b) thinks that employment is not being sufficiently handled by the White House right now and (c) thinks that Mitt Romney is better equipped to handle employment.

That arguably logical sequence is all that it takes for a low-information voter to support Mitt Romney. The thing is, there are millions of voters like her. That should terrify the Obama campaign."

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/lindsay-lohan-endorsed-mitt-romney-today-and-heres-why-that-really-matters-2012-10#ixzz295wvvqZq

24 posted on 10/12/2012 4:18:29 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: drewh
"Four years ago, Lindsay Lohan referred to Obama's Presidential victory as "amazing," but cut to 2012, and it seems the "Mean Girls" star has had a serious change of heart.

"I think unemployment is very important for now, so as of now I think (my vote) is Mitt Romney," Lohan told reporters"

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/lindsay-lohan-endorsed-mitt-romney-today-and-heres-why-that-really-matters-2012-10#ixzz295wvvqZq

25 posted on 10/12/2012 4:19:21 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: drewh

Kid Rock has been Republican for many years and played at the youth show for Bush’s 2005 inauguration. I remember reading about his openly backing Bush’s re-election with music industry celebrities and slamming the leftist icon Michael Moore as propaganda.


26 posted on 10/12/2012 4:19:34 PM PDT by Tamzee (The U.S. re-electing Obama would be like the Titanic backing up and ramming the iceberg again.)
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To: drewh
Either this will bring her follower over to Romney, or it will bring her friends over to her house for an intervention, followed by a stint in rehab to make sure it sticks this time (because "obviously" she must have completely lost it).

Or, of course, both.

27 posted on 10/12/2012 4:20:16 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: drewh

So has Mark Cuban endorsed Romney


28 posted on 10/12/2012 4:21:17 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: drewh
...meanwhile, Obama-Biden 2008 was endorsed by the likes of Michael Moore and Jane Fonda.

And in 2012...

From US News & World Report, October 1, 2012:

Hugo Chavez Says He Would Vote for Obama

"President Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan dictator who once called President George W. Bush "the devil," has endorsed Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race, according to the Associated Press.

"If I were American, I'd vote for Obama," Chavez said in a televised interview Sunday. "And I believe that if Obama was from Caracas, he would vote for Chavez, I am positive."

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2012/10/01/hugo-chavez-says-he-would-vote-for-obama-debate-talking-point-hugo-chavez-endorses-obama

29 posted on 10/12/2012 4:24:10 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL
"I think unemployment is very important for now, so as of now I think (my vote) is Mitt Romney," Lohan told reporters"

Clearly, jerk Biden doesn't think it's a serious issue.

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCtemaHgjyA&feature=youtu.be

30 posted on 10/12/2012 4:26:23 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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Joe Biden, "J-O-B-S" a 3-letter word
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBHPvfAt5ow

31 posted on 10/12/2012 4:28:28 PM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: drewh

Another Amish guy switches to Romney....

http://wild941.cbslocal.com/2012/10/12/shyne-ditches-obama-over-syria-deportation-id-vote-for-romney/


32 posted on 10/12/2012 4:35:02 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: drewh
Anyone know why Lohan is backing Romney?
33 posted on 10/12/2012 4:35:19 PM PDT by upchuck (I miss my dog Snoopy. May 16, 1997-September 24, 2012 -- 15 years, 4 months. Forever in my heart.)
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To: upchuck

A mature thought crept in there expressed itself and vanished into a sea of her usual vapidness.


34 posted on 10/12/2012 4:41:39 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: upchuck

A mature thought crept in there expressed itself and vanished into a sea of her usual vapidness.


35 posted on 10/12/2012 4:42:26 PM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: drewh

Well if Lohan is a “bad” endorsement for Romney, look at the pack Obama runs with:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/snoop-dogg-mitt-romney-vote-list-376789


36 posted on 10/12/2012 4:43:56 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: drewh

There’s some hope for her. How she came to this with her awful parents and career as a child star is almost miraculous. Good for her.


37 posted on 10/12/2012 4:45:01 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: GeronL
Train wreck endorsed Romney and people think this is a good thing??

Yep anything that pisses off you in the closet Leftists is a good thing.

38 posted on 10/12/2012 4:51:04 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: HannibalHamlinJr
As with the empty chair - Clint was the lead on this - the first to give the 'stars' permission to give their fans permission.

Scary stuff....

39 posted on 10/12/2012 4:57:26 PM PDT by Getsmart64
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To: upchuck
Anyone know why Lohan is backing Romney? She is worried about unemployment, which given her career trajectory is probably wise on her part.
40 posted on 10/12/2012 4:58:03 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: drewh

She was so cute in The Parent Trap.

Don’t know what happened, it’s been all downhill since then.


41 posted on 10/12/2012 5:07:14 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: HannibalHamlinJr

4.5 million twitter followers vs
24K following George Clooney.
How’s that make sense?


42 posted on 10/12/2012 5:19:41 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: HannibalHamlinJr

“The significance of Lindsay is part of a broader movement that’s starting to gain traction.”

Bump.


43 posted on 10/12/2012 5:50:14 PM PDT by fanfan ("But if Muslims were asked to go to church on Sunday and take Holy Communion there would be war.")
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To: HannibalHamlinJr
I hate to refer to Lindsay as a shepherd, however, her followers are in fact sheep, and so she is one of a growing number of shepherds.

The "Not So Good" Shepherd.

44 posted on 10/12/2012 5:50:14 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JediJones

It is the first debate that is watched the most. Pres. Ford didn’t lose because of the second debate, but, as Rush pointed out, commie clowns such as Chevy Chase parodied him falling all over the place.


45 posted on 10/12/2012 6:20:50 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: drewh
Perfect candidate for Cleavage Czar in the new administration.


46 posted on 10/12/2012 7:18:04 PM PDT by garjog (We do not want another four more years of the last four years.)
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To: drewh

She was so incredibly gorgeous at one time...maybe she will get it together again.


47 posted on 10/12/2012 8:33:32 PM PDT by BootsOfEscaping
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To: garjog

My goodness, the mileage on that picture is evident comparing it to the pic of her 10 years ago.


48 posted on 10/13/2012 12:50:52 AM PDT by AmericanSamurai
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To: AmericanSamurai
My goodness, the mileage on that picture is evident comparing it to the pic of her 10 years ago.

Maybe she looks into the mirror and sees what living the "liberal" dream life does to a person. It might have something to do with her endorsing Mitt...

49 posted on 10/13/2012 2:43:05 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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