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Old 9th October 2010, 08:31 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by SezMe View Post
How naive. Did you expect the NRSC to issue this statement?
Well, yes, I do. If you're going to accuse somebody of something, then I certainly do expect to see evidence to support that accusation.

If you say that the NRSC "dissed" somebody, then I expect to see statements from the NRSC, "dissing" somebody, not statements from a subcontractor of a subcontractor, "dissing" somebody.

There's no reason to expect that the client of an ad agency would get involved in the specific wording of a casting call. To do specialized work in their field of expertise. Even if the client said explicitly that they wanted a "hicky" look, the casting agency might very well word the casting call quite differently, to ensure getting the necessary results for their client.

In the event, though, the evidence points to the opposite occurring: The NRSC worded their requirements quite differently, and the casting agency said explicitly that they wanted a "hicky" look.

So, yes: I expect claims made about the NRSC's statements to match the the NRSC's statements on record. Here in the real world, the OP doesn't do that.
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Old 9th October 2010, 09:51 AM   #42
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That was not my point at all. My point was that IF they did use "hicky" and in retrospect realize it was a boo-boo, they certainly would deny it. Especially in the heat of an election campaign. But don't get your toga in a partisan twist, the Dems would do exactly the same thing if they were in the same spot.
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Old 9th October 2010, 04:48 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
sounds like the wardrobe for "Deliverence". Boy does he got a perty mouth!!!


It's spelt wit a "u"... ya ignant redneck!


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Old 9th October 2010, 05:49 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP View Post
It's spelt wit a "u"... ya ignant redneck!


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And a "d'...

ETA: and that's "ignernt"
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Old 20th April 2012, 07:39 AM   #45
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Hello!


I have an update to this thread just in case anyone is still interested.

John Raese who has run for Governor of West Virginia about four times and is now running for Senator of West Virgina for about the fifth time, has once again proven to everyone just how good he is at putting his own foot in his own mouth.

This time, he compared a city ordered 'no smoking sign' to the yellow stars that the Nazis forced Jewish people to wear.

To wit:

http://www.dailymail.com/News/election12/201204200015

Raese blasted for Hitler comment
Candidate equates anti-smoking signs to stars Jews forced to wear in Holocaust

Republican U.S. Senate candidate John Raese compared anti-smoking signs in Monongalia County to a key part of the Holocaust, which killed millions of Jews.

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"Remember Hitler used to put Star of David on everybody's lapel, remember that?" Raese said. "Same thing."

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Raese, a blustery free-market capitalist, did not back down from his remarks.

"I can't find anything in my statement and during my speech that wasn't true," Raese said in a telephone interview.

He later added, "I'm not apologizing to anybody or any organization. It's my perfect right to make a speech about meaningful subject matters in this country."

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Old 20th April 2012, 03:27 PM   #46
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Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
Ahh.....good ol' Morgantown. How is High St. these days?
It's good. Just there yesterday, it's still fairly busy.

Originally Posted by Crossbow
John Raese who has run for Governor of West Virginia about four times and is now running for Senator of West Virgina for about the fifth time, has once again proven to everyone just how good he is at putting his own foot in his own mouth.
You think he would eventually just give up.
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Old 20th April 2012, 05:00 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by Unabogie View Post
Wait, covered wagons move that fast???

yer thinking amish
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Old 20th April 2012, 05:59 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by Crossbow View Post
Hello!


I have an update to this thread just in case anyone is still interested.

John Raese who has run for Governor of West Virginia about four times and is now running for Senator of West Virgina for about the fifth time, has once again proven to everyone just how good he is at putting his own foot in his own mouth.

This time, he compared a city ordered 'no smoking sign' to the yellow stars that the Nazis forced Jewish people to wear.
Maybe it has something to do with drink arsenic-rich water downstream from a mine tailings tip.
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