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View Diary: Me Love You Long Time, Me So Horny: Republican Pete Hoekstra Embraces the Yellow Peril Strategy (28 comments)

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  •  There is so much wrong with that strategy (2+ / 0-)
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    GrogInOhio, Saint Jimmy

    it's hard to know where to begin.

    As mentioned above, the hypocrisy of a Republican blaming a Democrat for out unbalanced trade policies is nearly overwhelming.

    Alienating Asian voters is a really stupid move.

    Her accent is not very convincing, by the way. They seem to have taken some normal American girl from Michigan, and tried to make her a scary alien.

    Why is she riding a bike in a rice paddy? Is Michigan losing rice growing jobs to China?

    The (Spend it now vs Spend it Not is just stupid.) Government spending has kept millions of Michigan's people from joblessness and starvation.

    Thanks for the diary.

    Please Vote for the Democratic nominee for President in 2012.

    by mungley on Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 12:08:06 PM PST

    •  I had the same questions about the ad (i.e., the (1+ / 0-)
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      rice fields, bicycle, etc.). However, I realized that the intended audience is, well, not so well educated and that you can just thow in a few stereotypes and symbols and they'll actually think it's real because it is consistent with their 4th grade reading and educational level.

      These are the days of swine and poses.

      by Saint Jimmy on Tue Feb 07, 2012 at 02:31:30 PM PST

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