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November 05, 2008

California's Prop 8 (To Ban Gay Marriage) Ahead with 72% In
Edge Slipping As More Votes Come In

Just a bit, 52-48.
This was the commercial that turned Prop 8 from a likely loser to a likely winner:

Gay marriage supporters rebutted this ad, and then these guys responded with a really blistering ad that rubbished the rebuttal:


The moment I saw these ads my eyebrows went up and I thought, "Wow, those can change the whole election."

I sometimes grow weary with political experts like Karl Rove speaking so much about "the message." "The message," I tend to think, is PR nonsense; it's the facts that matter.

Well, this is why they pay guys like Karl Rove a lot of money. "The message" can win.

(Just to clarify, Karl Rove, My Dark Netherlord, had nothing at all to do with any of these ads.)


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