So They’re Tying Obama To Polanski Now?
A blaring headline on Politico shouts “Roman Polanski Backers Gave 34K To Obama, DNC.”
…among the signatories of a movie-industry petition calling for “the immediate release of Roman Polanski,” were a half-dozen Obama supporters who gave $15,500 to his presidential campaign…
What is one supposed to infer from this? It sounds more like a GOP press release than an actual news story. And the DNC isn’t too happy about it, either. “This story is just lowbrow, and it’s amateur hour,” DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse told Greg Sargent of Plumline. “It’s one of the silliest stories that I’ve ever seen.”
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