Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Obama to Julia: "You Will Still Need Me When You're 64" (and 67)

In every campaign season, there are winning and losing slogans and commercials and banners and pitches. With the internet becoming the realm of choice for many Americans who are fed up with the televised media, there is bound to be material out in cyberspace that is intended to entice voters to come hither to the various candidates' clutches. Sometimes that material gravitates toward the ominous, and sometimes it approaches the downright creepy label.

I agree with many others in their observations about creepy campaign materials when they say that the clear winner to date in the presidential race is this ridiculous  . . . (?) timeline(?) . . . produced by the Obama machine. It is CREEPY and demeaning and sexist and oppressive in its message.

To make it clear where to go to see the video, here is the URL: http://www.barackobama.com/life-of-julia. This is how the Obama website introduces the video:

The Life of Julia

Take a look at how President Obama's policies help one woman 
over her lifetime—and how Mitt Romney would change her story.

If I could embed the graphic production here, I would, just to save you from actually having to go to the Obama website. (I don't think you will be catalogued and placed in Obama's "Big Book of Backers and/or Badgers" just for viewing the timeline.) Unfortunately, it is a format that I cannot figure out, but you can try You-Tubing it if you want to avoid the Obama website.

After you view The Life of Julia, I encourage you to view the responses that are abundant on the internet, many of them delightfully creative. Here are a few of those that are free for you to sample.

A short response: (47 seconds)


Glenn Beck comments: (4:20)


Misfitpolitics: (2:37)


Peter Schiff - Part 1 (15:00)


Peter Schiff  - Part 2 (6:48)


And, almost unbelievably, even the Morning Joe crew on MSNBC recognizes the absurdity of The Life of Julia: (4:50)


And finally, here's a piece of advice for Julia:
Get a life -- and not on the taxpayers' dime!