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Class Act: Giving Away Tickets to Obama's Acceptance Speech in a Bar

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by saturneptune, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. saturneptune

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    What a great way to give 'regular' people a chance to be a part of history.
     
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    It seems the normal way to get to a Convention is to participate in local grassroots effort to effect a candidate or a change in the platform. It takes time and hard work.
     
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    This is just to hear his acceptance speech - I think it is indeed a class move.
     
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    The convention IS campaign workers, delegates, and media. It is in Time-Warner Cable Arena. The speech is in the much larger Bank of America Stadium. Sorry SN, but much ado about nothing.
     
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    Seeing as how our founding fathers saw nothing wrong with a drink or two it seems appropriate.

    "In 1787, two days before they signed off on the Constitution, the 55 delegates to the Constitutional Convention partied at a tavern. According to the bill preserved from the evening, they drank 54 bottles of Madeira, 60 bottles of claret, eight of whiskey, 22 of porter, eight of hard cider, 12 of beer and seven bowls of alcoholic punch."
     
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    I think it's trashy.
     
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    Actually anything about Obamma is much ado about nothing; a genuine empty suit if there ever was one.
     
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    Yeah, who wants 'those kind' of people at your speech.
     
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    I was not implying to keep any class of people out of conventions. Everyone that earned a spot through hard work should be welcomed. The hard work includes having enough interest in the subject to devote time and effort at the local level to their particular cause.
     
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    I was not responding to your post with the 'those kind of people comment.' I didn't even think that from your post.

    It is not like these people are taking part in the convention. It is only for his acceptance speech.
     
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    Maybe Nancy Pelosi will provide free liquor, if so, the idea is a winner.

     
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    I didn't say anything about "those kind" of people. I said giving out free tickets in bars to hear a Presidential acceptance speech is trashy. Perhaps I have different standards than yours.

    Well, maybe they can give out some free booze, free birth control pills, free condoms, and cocaine to get even bigger crowds. Obviously, desperate times call for desperate measures. Harry Reid has given out free chicken dinners to get votes. Democrats have given out free cigs to get votes. And just to make sure no one is "disenfranchised" even dead people can vote for Obama. Hey, this is America - anything goes.
     
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    Maybe President Romney will get involved in a racially charged police controversy and invite everyone involved to a caffeine-free Coke summit. :tongue3:
     
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    I guess so. I still believe that whenever possible political events should for everyone, not just the upper crust and the well to dos. I like fact that the president is giving his acceptance speech in such a way that big numbers can attend.

    BTW, the leap from free tickets to the president's speech to free cocaine was well suited for 2012 - it was Olympian in its nature!
     
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