The "Vote for Change" tour

Posted by: Bryan

The "Vote for Change" tour - 10/02/04 06:57 PM

What bothers me about this is that they are not being honest about what it really is. <br><br>Why not just call it the "Vote for Kerry" tour?<br><br>
Posted by: SlapLeather

Re: The "Vote for Change" tour - 10/02/04 07:02 PM

Cause then they couldn't make the "change". Unless of course they were a 527.<br><br>got to let your eyes adjust
Posted by: Bryan

Re: The "Vote for Change" tour - 10/02/04 07:11 PM

Hadn't thought about the campaign finance implications. <br><br>
Posted by: SlapLeather

Re: The "Vote for Change" tour - 10/02/04 07:17 PM

I guess they just couldn't make:<br><br>"Vote For Between $38.50 and $87.50 (with the exception of the finale, priced at up to $178)"<br><br>Fit on the ticket stub.<br><br><br><br>got to let your eyes adjust
Posted by: SlapLeather

Re: The "Vote for Change" tour - 10/02/04 07:24 PM

Never mind... They are MoveOn.org<br><br>got to let your eyes adjust
Posted by: garyW

"The Beat Bush Tour" is appropriate - 10/02/04 09:27 PM

I haven't seen any print ads, but their website is no-nonsense about their agenda. <br><br>From their homepage:<br><br>Vote for Change is underway! More than 20 artists have teamed up for 37 concerts in 12 battleground states. The historic Vote for Change Tour is presented by MoveOn PAC to benefit ACT.<br><br>more:<br><br>ACT is the largest voter contact program in history.<br><br>ACT needs you to help beat George W. Bush and elect Democrats up and down the ticket in 2004 in federal, state, and local elections.<br><br>America Coming Together (ACT) is creating the largest voter contact program in history.<br><br>ACT founded and led by experienced political and grassroots leaders is operating in 17 battleground states. Precinct-by-precinct, ACT canvassers are building ongoing relationships with targeted voters.<br><br>In November, these voters will derail the right-wing Republican agenda by defeating George W. Bush and electing Democrats up and down the ticket.<br><br><br>Target:<br><br>ACT is targeting swing voters such as pre-retirement women or younger voters who need extra information about issues the persuade them to vote for John Kerry and Democrats in federal, state and local elections.<br><br>ACT is also targeting Democratic base voters such as African-American and Hispanics who vote Democratic but need extra contact to persuade them to vote.<br><br><br>