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Will Ashley Judd be Kentucky's Obama? [Low Information Voters targeted by celebrity]
AMERICAN THINKER | March 7, 2013 | Jonathon Moseley

Posted on 03/07/2013 4:51:45 AM PST by Moseley

Republicans must win the U.S. Senate in 2014. Yet Democrats are hoping Ashley Judd can appeal to the same shallow voters who re-elected Barack Obama. Judd is only 9 percentage points behind Mitch McConnell, according to a Republican polling firm Harper Polling. At this early stage of the Kentucky U.S. Senate race, 9 points down means Judd might gain traction over the next 20 months.

Ashley Judd’s fame comes from a Country-Western musical family. In normal times, a Senate Minority Leader would be immune from serious challenge. But her mother Naomi Judd was born in Ashland, Kentucky. “US Senator Al Franken” should sober up those who scoff. If a Saturday Night Live comedian can be elected U.S. Senator, Republicans should assume nothing. Celebrity is especially powerful with voters who don’t pay attention to politics. Nowadays, people feel they know a celebrity but put less weight on policy and facts. A Country-Western family might rival even a Senate Minority Leader.

Obama’s powerful new database system might energize voters who normally wouldn’t vote. Republicans have been demonized in an increasingly-partisan mainstream media. Obama fooled low information voters in 2012. Republicans were blindsided.

So on March 1, Ashley Judd gave her first campaign appearance at George Washington University. You know… the kind where candidates pretend they’re not campaigning yet and haven’t yet announced. But they are building up momentum for later hitting their forehead a la V-8 juice and deciding “Hey! I should run for Congress!”

Much of her appeal consists of very pleasantly staking out positions that everyone already agrees on – conservative and liberal alike – and then implying that only enlightened Democrats share her beliefs. This is a typical liberal scam. Liberals demonize conservatives through caricatures. But Judd does it subtly and extremely well. The gullible listener will agree with her and feel those Republicans must be horrible. It won’t dawn on the low information voter that Judd is trying to claim as exclusively her own universal values shared by everyone.

We learned that Ashley Judd is today’s Jane Fonda. Make no mistake: Judd is a very charismatic, attractive, well-spoken, polished, and beautiful Hollywood liberal. Often she is a walking cliché of far-left, male-bashing, gender studies, blame-America ideas. But she is very, very good at it. She spouts off details and specifics. You will believe she is well-informed if you don’t think about it too much. The empty calories sure go down smooth.

Yet Ashley Judd is brainwashed. She claimed that the average age of women entering into prostitution in this country is 12 years old (4:27 PM on the C-SPAN video) http://www.c-span.org/Events/Actress-Ashley-Judd-Speaks-on-Reproductive-Rights/10737438490/ and “all of them” are survivors of sexual abuse. An average age of 12 would mean that roughly as many first-time prostitutes are significantly younger than 12 as are prostitutes starting significantly older than 12. So in Ashley Judd’s view of America, there are 8, 9, 10, and 11 year old prostitutes.

Mineral extraction is “abusive” in the mineral-rich Congo, as a negative for its economy, Judd believes. (4:27 PM.) True, Judd is fighting “mountain top removal” strip-mining in Kentucky. But she rejects all coal mining entirely, although vital for Kentucky. In 2011 she blasted Mitt Romney in a tweet: “The era of coal plant is over, unacceptable.” In 2010 at the National Press Club, Ashley Judd said “coal companies … make me feel absolutely and totally crazy.”

Ashley Judd appears to have very considerable natural intelligence. But she has chosen to limit herself to only a fashion show of Hollywood clichés, rather than making full use of her obvious smarts.

Ashley Judd argues that women in the military will be raped more often now because women have greater potential for promotion from being in combat. (4:10 PM.) Judd’s explicit argument was that successful women are raped because of their success, to discourage women from advancing in society and keep women under control. Judd agreed that “sexual violence” happens “a lot” in the U.S. military. Judd highlighted the syndrome of “military sexual trauma” as a major systematic pattern. Judd answered “Absolutely, absolutely! Thank you for bringing that up” at 4:07 PM.

Kentucky values Christianity. Yet on March 1, Ashley Judd gave a back-handed swipe at Kentucky’s Christian religion. She was asked point-blank by student Meredith Waters how to employ her Christian faith in social work (at 3:59 PM). Judd described how she repeatedly “fired” God upon witnessing difficult circumstances.

Of course everyone struggles with understanding God’s role in the ugly incidents in life. Life’s injustices can be terribly heart-wrenching, distressing and disorienting. But Judd clearly sees God as causing life’s evils, not as the solution to evil caused by humans. And her religion is a program of good works in which God plays little role.

She said she developed a new kind of faith that will work everywhere, because the Christian God is not adequate to help us in the real situations of life. Judd’s new religion is “Whatever works for you,” which she explained from a nurse’s comment that “public health is my religion.” Judd described how she goes about receiving people’s “sacred narrative” of their hardships and suffering (evoking a Catholic priest’s role in hearing confession).

Judd argued that “subtle” and “covert” violence are being perpetrated by men (around 4:08 PM on the C-SPAN video). Most people understand “subtle” as the exact opposite of “violence.” “Covert” is mutually exclusive with “violence.” Judd sees violence against women as the main theme of public health studies. (See 4:26 PM on the tape.) She argues that women have to stick together “because their lives depend on it.”

Ashley Judd argued that lack of respect for women is an example of “gender violence” (around 4:07 PM). This is a common feminist scam. A vast spectrum of unrelated experiences are smelted together to create a false narrative of how horrible men are. Hype is seen as necessary to accomplish change. Judd argued that gender violence stretches across a wide spectrum.

Judd’s speech gave voice to the male-bashing, Andrea Dworkin school of feminism. That is, only men are to blame. Judd believes sexual violence comes from “trauma bonding” in which female victims are dependent upon the men who abuse them. In fact, crime statistics reveal that women physically attack men more often in domestic violence. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2006/may/11/20060511-112526-4029r/print/ In the real world, violence is an inexcusable individual failure in which gender is irrelevant. But feminists want to sell violence as a socially-approved cultural construct of systematic patriarchal oppression. Ironically, liberalism’s hostility to personal accountability and certain punishment creates the breeding ground for the violence they obsess about.

Judd argued (at 4:14 PM) that male conversations amongst men encourage rape and violence against women. (This author has been mysteriously excluded from those conservations.) A tearful student broke down crying (at 4:11 PM) with the logical result of feminist hysteria, asking “How do I keep going?” after being convinced that the entire culture is a giant conspiracy against her.

Judd will not be competing for the thoughtful, well-informed voters that Republicans pay attention to. If the Obama machine could identify, contact, and energize misguided voters in Virginia in 2012, Democrats hope that Ashley Judd’s star power can turn out gullible voters in Kentucky.

Judd has said some silly things. However, she is infinitely more skillful and persuasive in saying nutty things than Republicans are willing to admit. Like Obama, Judd can dish out liberal goofiness and make it sound fabulous. Therefore, she can do more than win one U.S. Senate seat. She can confuse and deceive gullible voters all across the country.



TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: 2014; ashleyjudd; kentucky; ky2014; mitchmcconnell

1 posted on 03/07/2013 4:51:54 AM PST by Moseley
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To: Moseley
http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/03/will_ashley_judd_be_kentuckys_obama.html
2 posted on 03/07/2013 4:53:07 AM PST by Moseley (http://www.curesocialism.com)
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To: Moseley
she won't get much chance to show her boobs in congress, only that she IS a boob...
3 posted on 03/07/2013 5:00:10 AM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Moseley
A Crossroads ad mocking Judd.
4 posted on 03/07/2013 5:01:16 AM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Moseley

Simply do a search for Ashley Judd Naked. That’s what Mitch has to run against ~


5 posted on 03/07/2013 5:01:22 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Complete nut case; she’ll never win anything; the Dems should be worried with her.


6 posted on 03/07/2013 5:22:04 AM PST by Eska
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To: Moseley
Obama’s powerful new database system ... created and supplied courtesy of Google and all those that feed on Google search and get it's ads on their digital devises. Support Barry and Use Google!
7 posted on 03/07/2013 5:23:20 AM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: muawiyah

I always thought she was one of the more physically attractive actresses. I’d never vote for her for public office, though.

Heck, her track record on issues important to our commonwealth is poison to her campaign. She will almost be like an ex-KKK member that claims to have seen the light and now regularly attends NAACP meetings and is a card carrying member.


8 posted on 03/07/2013 5:24:32 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: PIF

I use dogpile.


9 posted on 03/07/2013 5:25:39 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

But do you git nekkid?


10 posted on 03/07/2013 5:27:21 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Moseley

Ashley Judd appears to have very considerable natural intelligence. But she has chosen to limit herself to only a fashion show of Hollywood clichés, rather than making full use of her obvious smarts.


Heddy Lamarr she ain’t...


11 posted on 03/07/2013 5:29:16 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: muawiyah

But do you git nekkid?


Not in dogpile. ;-)


12 posted on 03/07/2013 5:31:57 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf; PIF

I won’t go near Google. I use Bing - good engine and great pictures every day.


13 posted on 03/07/2013 5:32:27 AM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Seattle Conservative

Where I work, I’m forced to use Bing unless I type google in the address bar. I tried it for months and found I had to go back to Google. Even though I was comfortable with Bing by then, Google instantly gave me what I wanted quicker and more reliably.

And I really wanted to like bing. Meanwhile, the move from IE to Firefox was easy, and good. I eventually migrate not to what I’m used to, but what meets my needs the best. Bing ain’t it.


14 posted on 03/07/2013 5:42:43 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Moseley
“She said she developed a new kind of faith that will work everywhere, because the Christian God is not adequate to help us in the real situations of life. Judd’s new religion is “Whatever works for you,”

What an ignorant piece of work..The one thing that helps me in my every day Christian life is to know idiots like her will not have a place in heaven..Not unless she changes her attitude..

15 posted on 03/07/2013 5:55:47 AM PST by PLD
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To: muawiyah

Wow - there are a lot of them. I had no idea....


16 posted on 03/07/2013 6:05:32 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq He could sure play that axe. RIP anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan
I have heard she's got a few over on the porn sites but I never look so don't really know ~ but WOW ~ what you can get on Google is rather amazing.

I"m sure some of that stuff is just funsters sticking her head on other women's bodies, but four bresseses?

17 posted on 03/07/2013 6:11:17 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

If somebody debates her, they should just break out a rendition of “We Saw Your Boobs.”


18 posted on 03/07/2013 6:12:28 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: muawiyah

i dont think those are pictures of her. Most are combinations of her head and some one else’s body.


19 posted on 03/07/2013 6:16:42 AM PST by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: muawiyah

And the carpet doesn’t match the drapes!


20 posted on 03/07/2013 6:17:50 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq He could sure play that axe. RIP anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Chickensoup

We’ll, of course, need to examine the situation more closely!


21 posted on 03/07/2013 6:18:28 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Eska
Complete nut case; she’ll never win anything

Senator Al Franken
Senator Faux Pocahontas

Haven't we learned our lesson about complacency yet?

You will never go broke underestimating the intelligence of the current American electorate.


22 posted on 03/07/2013 6:25:08 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Moseley

Don’t be shocked if she should run and win. Every day there is more crazy things going on in what used to be a country that I was VERY proud of. Now, black is white, up is down, wrong is right, men want to be women, and women men. Filthy language is common coming out of all mouths, ect..................


23 posted on 03/07/2013 6:31:06 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: muawiyah
Simply do a search for Ashley Judd Naked. That’s what Mitch has to run against ~

Watch the movie "IDIOCRACY" IF the voters are given a choice between Ashley Judd's boobs or Mitch McConnell's, I think it will be Senator Judd.
24 posted on 03/07/2013 7:10:47 AM PST by Moseley (http://www.curesocialism.com)
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To: muawiyah
Simply do a search for Ashley Judd Naked. That’s what Mitch has to run against ~

Watch the movie "IDIOCRACY" IF the voters are given a choice between Ashley Judd's boobs or Mitch McConnell's, I think it will be Senator Judd.
25 posted on 03/07/2013 7:12:34 AM PST by Moseley (http://www.curesocialism.com)
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To: Eska

But look who she is running against that idiot McConnell. I am a Kentucky resident and I am thoroughly sick of McConnell and detest the thought of that twit Judd. I hope McConnell is primaried out.


26 posted on 03/07/2013 10:53:56 AM PST by sarge83
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