Archive for October 16th, 2011

One of the buzzwords of the upcoming 2012 election campaign in the United States is grassroots. Since President Obama in 2008 (wrongly) touted himself as a candidate to win the presidential election with grassroots support, all new hopefuls try to show off with their grassroots support.

That in mind, it is interesting to watch the documentation For Liberty, which reveals how Republican candidate Ron Paul, a key figure of the Tea Party movement, got enormous grassroots support in 2008. The film offers some unique insights into how political campaigns are actually organized.

In addition, the documentation also emphasizes how mainstream media manipulate reports and images. In this regard, the video is similar to what John Steward highlighted a few weeks ago.


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