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The Kiss Float Makes the NY Times!

by: Jon Kantrowitz

Tue Jul 25, 2006 at 08:10:34 AM EDT


(I wonder if "Dad" realized just how famous his artwork would become? (note: picture added to diary, not from NY Times artcle) - promoted by Neal Fink)

"The kiss that President Bush appeared to plant on Mr. Lieberman’s cheek after last year’s State of the Union address has become an infamous image for Mr. Lamont’s supporters, who, before the rally, drove by several times with a papier-mâché float depicting that event."

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/25/nyregion/25lieberman.html

Jon Kantrowitz :: The Kiss Float Makes the NY Times!
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Social libertarian.

Saw The Float (4.00 / 1)
As I arrived in town on my moped,  I spied the float up ahead, caught up, and followed behind it for a while. You should have seen the looks on the people as it passed by. Jaw-dropping amazement, pointing it out to friends, etc. I laughed so hard, riding the litttle popper was getting dicey...

Dad, that thing is gonna be the cause of some minor fender-benders someday!

"If those in charge of our society...can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves." ~~Howard Zinn


Not all Lamont supporters were stripped of their tickets (0.00 / 0)
Several thousand people attended the Lieberman rally, though a few dozen seats at the theater were empty. Not all of those who attended, however, were convinced by Mr. Clinton.

“It’s time for Democrats to stand up for true principles and stop caving to conservatives,” said John Szablewicz, a lifelong Democrat from the nearby town of Woodbury. He said he would vote for Mr. Lamont but was eager to see Mr. Clinton.

“When we try to be like Republicans,” Mr. Szablewicz said, “that’s when we lose.”



Unfortunately the NYT (4.00 / 1)
is  no longer worth reading.The NYT News and opinion pages are so fraudulent as to be a worldwide joke.

nyt, oh nyt... (0.00 / 0)
the streak of the new york times so far for ct politics is: they refuse to mention the name of this goddamn blog in their blog article about destefano, and then they endorse the wrong guy.

if they had some balls they'd show a pic of the kissmobile. but wait it's two fake guys kissing you can't show that!!!

ugh, i'm so fed up with nyt. i gave up my subscription years ago.

"The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives and the dreams shall never die." - Teddy Kennedy


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Even better - front page of the Stamford Advocate!!! (0.00 / 0)
I just caught up with Tuesday's print edition of the Stamford Advocate and the Kiss Float is right there, smack dab in the  middle of the front page just below the picture of Clinton and Lieberman!!!!!

Good on ya, "dad" and Jon.  Fantastic!


missed that (0.00 / 0)
will check it this morn., Maura.

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We also made Time Magazine (online) (0.00 / 0)
"A giant papier-mache statue of George W. Bush kissing Lieberman on the cheek—the Senator's famed Britney-Madonna moment, which transpired after Bush finished his 2005 State of the Union address—sat on the back of a nearby pickup truck, thoughtfully provided by a group called Connecticut Bloggers. There was no mention from Lieberman of the elephant in the truck, no explanation of his alliance with the President over the war in Iraq...

...I could never imagine myself voting against him. But he was profoundly wrong about the most important issue of the past five years—and now, at the very least, he has to acknowledge that there's an elephant sitting in the pickup truck."

http://www.time.com/...


 
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