Why are the Republicans screaming about Clint Eastwood and Chrysler?

Clint Eastwood ("Letters from Iwo Jima&qu...

Clint Eastwood

In the dozen or so Super Bowl ads yesterday, several were from automobile manufacturers. So when Chrysler presented Clint Eastwood in a spot called “Halftime in America” which, in very general terms, seemed to highlight President Obama’s Recovery program, Karl Rove and many of the Republican candidates and characters tried to make it a huge “no no.”

After all, if Obama’s recovery activities helped Detroit to start its comeback (especially with the just profitable Chrysler), then the economy isn’t dying as Romney keeps saying.

In a way, it’s like Reagan‘s famous “Morning in America” ad… it doesn’t push a candidate, but puts you in a supportive mood.

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Posted on February 6, 2012, in Advertising, Announcement, Art, Arts, automobile, budget, Business, campaign, Congress, Corporations, creativity, Economics, election, event, film, government, News, Opinion, Politics, President Obama, primaries, quote, Television, Video, vote, Word from Bill and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Deborah Ashcraft

    So Clint is a closet-Democrat! Ha! GOP’s just pissed off!

  2. Even the “empty suit” Mitt Rawmoney has admitted that the economy is getting better! The hatred for Obama from the right is just silly! They blame Obama for everything that has gone wrong, but to give him 1 compliment for killing the greatest enemy of USA, or helping the economy is a no-no??? Who do they think we are? STUPID!!!

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