Thursday, December 01, 2005

everybody's against us

Talk about ridiculous....the DNC got the money together to run some billboard ads about Jean Schmidt calling Murtha a coward. They signed a contract with the billboard company and now the company is refusing to run the ads! Here's the info from their email (sign their letter):

Unfortunately, at about 10 AM, we got two phone calls -- the first came from Lamar's Cincinnati office informing us that because of the content of the ad, they are refusing to continue to work with us. The second call came a few minutes later from Lamar's Huntington, West Virginia office, informing us that despite our signed contract, they were also rejecting our ad. This reversal came more than 24 hours after the DNC had signed a contract with Lamar, and 48 hours after they had accepted the artwork for the billboards you helped pay to put up.

By rejecting these ads, Lamar has limited your right to be heard.

The DNC's General Counsel, Joe Sandler, has drafted a letter to Lamar's chairman demanding that Lamar honor its commitment to run the billboards. They think they can get away with this because they own nearly every billboard in the district, but you can put pressure on Lamar to support free speech by signing on to the letter: http://www.democrats.org/lamar

1 Comments:

Blogger Human said...

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