RNC launches ‘Obama’s Chicago Network’

June 23, 2010

By Joseph Weber, The Washington Times

Republicans have turned to satire and the new media to expose what they see as the persistent and corrosive role of Chicago-style politics in President Obama’s administration.

The Republican National Committee on Tuesday launched a website for the mock “Obama’s Chicago Network: It’s not TV, it’s reality.”

“If you think it’s hot outside, just wait until you see this summer’s lineup on the Obama Chicago Network,” says the voiceover on the accompanying video. Among the shows featured on the mock network is “Dancing with the Law,” a takeoff of the popular ABC reality show “Dancing with the Stars.”

“You knew he had a way with words, but wait until you see Robert Gibbs dance this week,” says the voiceover as an animated version of the White House spokesman dances around what appears to be a copy of the Constitution — an obvious take on Mr. Gibbs saying the administration broke no laws in offering Rep. Joe Sestak a job to drop out of the midterms.

Another mock show is “I’m a Politician, Get Me Out of Here,” intended to highlight recently revelations that administration Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, then an Illinois congressman, appeared to attempt to trade favors with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich when he was in office, according to newly disclosed e-mails obtained by the Associated Press.

“Get ready for the most outrageous reality show on TV … starring Rod Blagojevich,” says the voiceover before a caricature of Mr. Emanuel appears.

“When you add the new guy to the gang, you know there will be drama,” says the voiceover.

Doug Heye, Republican National Committee spokesman, said the new site follows a series of successful, new media and interactive campaigns including one launched after the Democrat-controlled Congress passed the multibillion-dollar health care reform.

The firenancypelosi.com site raised more than $1.5 million in about a week, he said.

To read more, visit: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/jun/22/rnc-launches-obamas-chicago-network/

No comments yet - you can be the first!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Keep the Fake News Media in check.

Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.