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2016 Postmortem

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Sun Apr 17, 2016, 12:23 PM Apr 2016

WTF! Bernie Says "Thank YOU,George Clooney - obscene amount of money" [View all]

We were really disappointed in George Clooney doing the $353,000.00 per couple fund raiser for Hillary (mainly because of his upcoming anti-Wall Street movie, and we were having real discussions about asking him to play Romney in our eToys fraud cae movie). Then - TODAY - Bernie's campaign sends me an email titled "Thank YOU, George Clooney".


Turns out that George Clooney was being interviewed, live, on NBC, about the Hillary fundraiser, and was quoted stating:

"It is an obscene amount of money, the Sanders campaign when they talk about it is absolutely right. It’s ridiculous that we have this kind of money in politics."


Hey - GEORGE - I've got an idea for you, how about you hold a $27 per person fund raiser and you open remark for Bernie?

just sayin........
[font size=6 color=red]]UPDATE[/font]

Thanks to everybody for providing information - reflections - and diverse voting.

i'm placing - here - in this update, the 2 videos provided by 'Go Vols' (er... Vandy's opponent)

First video is the Clooney interview


This is Bernie Sanders response


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Can't believe George Clooney did Hillary $353k fundraiser
0 (0%)
WOW - this is a Clooney apology
2 (20%)
George is right and explained his reasoning - well
1 (10%)
Hope he gets behind Bernie - too
1 (10%)
All of the Above
4 (40%)
George is all Hill - and Bill
2 (20%)
Laser is out of his gord
0 (0%)
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I don't like it any more than you do, but don't hold him accountable geez. He's just an Actor. Joob Apr 2016 #1
Not so "just an actor" - His backing helped Obama heretofore laserhaas Apr 2016 #3
Yeah, the guy didn't have to say anything. He's clearly questioning himself right now. Joob Apr 2016 #5
And tax cuts for the wealthy were made permanent. Score one for Clooney. Though with the way Skwmom Apr 2016 #8
I like that he said that. northernsouthern Apr 2016 #2
YES - he explained (believes) the fundraiser goes to down tickets laserhaas Apr 2016 #4
It would be nice if he did something northernsouthern Apr 2016 #13
Concur.... laserhaas Apr 2016 #14
More to the quote and segment than just that... IamMab Apr 2016 #6
That money could also be going to pay Super Delegates, though. KoKo Apr 2016 #11
This message was self-deleted by its author IADEMO2004 Apr 2016 #7
I like George, but identifying the problem doesn't mean You're not part of it, and whenever anyone is orpupilofnature57 Apr 2016 #9
His actions were disappointing (especially given the upcoming Wall Street fraud movie) laserhaas Apr 2016 #10
I wasnt sure what a gord was SwampG8r Apr 2016 #12
Ha Ha - my therapist said the same thing laserhaas Apr 2016 #19
There is a difference between good and great. Baitball Blogger Apr 2016 #15
:/ Go Vols Apr 2016 #16
Hill must have done something to piss George off. litlbilly Apr 2016 #17
the new messiah uses deceit to promote its case. nice nt msongs Apr 2016 #18
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