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peggysue2

(10,744 posts)
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 04:42 PM Jul 2022

Speaking of John Fetterman's Return to the Campaign Trail

This is why Fetterman's going to win. Simply showing the Great Oz for who and what he is. A far cry from the "Everyman" pose Dr. Oz is desperately trying to portray. His recently purchased house in PA.? That would be house NUMBER NINE.

LOL. Fetterman's team nails this!



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Speaking of John Fetterman's Return to the Campaign Trail (Original Post) peggysue2 Jul 2022 OP
Ouchers Sugarcoated Jul 2022 #1
The right idea. Just A Box Of Rain Jul 2022 #2
Could you please 'explain?' MyOwnPeace Jul 2022 #13
Sorry, but i made my career in television and film in Hollywood Just A Box Of Rain Jul 2022 #17
I asked - you answered...... MyOwnPeace Jul 2022 #19
Now, may I ask a question? Just A Box Of Rain Jul 2022 #20
Very cool observations from a pro. You should get in touch with Fetterman's people. panader0 Jul 2022 #21
Agreed, that is valuable feedback JonAndKatePlusABird Jul 2022 #22
He is masterful at the trolling! BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #3
I did not know the ad had been released earlier peggysue2 Jul 2022 #5
I had almost posted it when I saw it but got tied up BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #12
Whoosh! peggysue2 Jul 2022 #15
He's been a huge pro-choice advocate BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #18
Yes, he has been huge advocate from the start peggysue2 Jul 2022 #23
Fetterman is charismatic questionseverything Jul 2022 #8
He got many of us through the nightmare 2020 election BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #16
My Governor owns a bunch of homes, too. But, he's JB Pritzker mucifer Jul 2022 #4
There's no doubt that there's differences between billionaires peggysue2 Jul 2022 #6
Yep jb is a rich guy but he is always looking for ways to make regular people's lives better questionseverything Jul 2022 #9
but partly, it's cuz he was the poor relation. there was a big fight over the will. mopinko Jul 2022 #11
Genius! Beakybird Jul 2022 #7
Just imagine Senator Big John on the Senate floor Funtatlaguy Jul 2022 #10
Fetterman vs. McConnell........... MyOwnPeace Jul 2022 #14
"going right into the face of cowardly fake bullies like Cruz" - HELL YEAH BumRushDaShow Jul 2022 #25
K&R UTUSN Jul 2022 #24
 

Just A Box Of Rain

(5,104 posts)
17. Sorry, but i made my career in television and film in Hollywood
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 07:08 PM
Jul 2022

and I'd have had a very long list of "notes" for the production team were I involved.

A few:

The use of The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous credits was clever, but they were up for too long. Time is valuable in spots.

An example of where they could have use the gained time is in the very next scene where Mrs Oz says "welcome to our home." Instead of letting her finish OC they cut way from her before she finishes the line, which takes away the effectiveness of the next shot of their home being a "generator" (that would have played better w/o the overlap). And the shot of that the palatial home was far too short. You need a beat that allow and audience a moment to drink it in and think, "that's f-ed up." They short cut themselves needlessly. That is an editorial mistake and a significant one.

The fonts were dreadful. Were they trying to emulate the stickiness of Lifestyles? Minor stuff, but for me it didn't work.

And most importantly they failed to make it clear just who was speaking as Oz kissed his star on Hollywood Blvd. The ad makers did, in tiny letters (and one a screen cluttered with other graphics) identify who was speaking, but I wonder how many people missed that? Quite a few I'd bet.

So I think his ad team could use some reinforcement with professionals.

We need this win. I'm rooting for Fetterman. The idea was good. The execution was poor in my estimation.

MyOwnPeace

(16,860 posts)
19. I asked - you answered......
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 07:20 PM
Jul 2022

Great stuff - thanks!

And YES, we NEED this win - and Fetterman IS great!

Maybe send along your thoughts/comments to his team - seems like a worthwhile thing to do.....

 

Just A Box Of Rain

(5,104 posts)
20. Now, may I ask a question?
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 07:37 PM
Jul 2022

Did you know whose voice is being heard as Oz kisses his HWoF star? And, if so, were you certain?

I asked someone on my end to watch it and then asked the same question, and they guessed incorrectly. I'd already surmised that was a problem.

I'm operating from goodwill here. I very much want Fetterman to win.

BumRushDaShow

(125,784 posts)
3. He is masterful at the trolling!
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 04:59 PM
Jul 2022


(he posted that vid earlier)

One of his ads -




John Fetterman
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I am committed to the fight for reproductive freedom. Every one of us deserves that. Dr. Oz thinks Roe was wrongly decided in 1973 and “corrected” this week. The choice is clear.
12:39 PM · Jul 1, 2022

peggysue2

(10,744 posts)
5. I did not know the ad had been released earlier
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 05:17 PM
Jul 2022

I just picked it up and thought it was hilarious, particularly on the heels of an Oz ad where he's out in a rural field with a farmer yammering about ordinary people. LOL. His big, fancy car was gleaming in the background.

Visually blind to the extreme.

I like the ad you put up as well. In that one there should be a clip of OZ supporting reproductive rights. Until he didn't. Which was once he hopped on the MAGA bandwidth. The man is the definition of a disingenuous politician, an opportunist who was probably convinced by the Trump team that this race would be a walk in the park.

But then there's John Fetterman, all 6'8" of him, who has already visited every corner of Pennsylvania doing something unthinkable for today's normal politician: he listened to people from blue counties and purple and red.

Every county, every vote!

The man lays out his stands on abortion, voting rights, union membership, environmental concerns and climate change, manufacturing jobs, etc. He doesn't hold back; he is who he is--a great bear of a man ready to fight for Pennsylvanians in DC.

The message is genuine as is the man. The contrast between himself and the Great OZ is huge.

Fetterman's going to win this thing! As for Dr. Oz? He'll get a bruising.

BumRushDaShow

(125,784 posts)
12. I had almost posted it when I saw it but got tied up
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 06:03 PM
Jul 2022

before he pinned this version. IIRC, it was the same video but he had something different in the tweet intro to it.

And regarding Oz's shifting abortion stance - don't forget that he had to get through a primary and his nearest competetor - David McCormick who eventually conceded, was throwing everything including the kitchen sink at him in ads (along with many of the GOP PACs).

For example this was a McCormick ad -



I expect to see Fetterman go there in any case. He has a whole YouTube page of videos over the past couple years including the recent ads - https://www.youtube.com/c/JohnfettermanPA/videos

peggysue2

(10,744 posts)
15. Whoosh!
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 06:32 PM
Jul 2022

That one's damning.

And yes, I expect Fetterman to go there, would be genuinely disappointed if he didn't go there particularly in light of the recent SCOTUS decision. There's a definite political shift going on now since the June 24th reversal. Women are pissed from all political persuasions and I don't see that going away anytime soon.

Women have wonderful memories and Karma is a bitch.





BumRushDaShow

(125,784 posts)
18. He's been a huge pro-choice advocate
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 07:11 PM
Jul 2022

He had this ad out back in April before the primary -



Plus he also knows it won't stop there and we'll need to rally every marginalized group to stand up for their self-existence and right to control their own destiny.

peggysue2

(10,744 posts)
23. Yes, he has been huge advocate from the start
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 11:15 PM
Jul 2022

He referred to abortion and reproductive rights as 'sacred' during the primary debates and insisted he would use those rights to reproductive autonomy as a litmus tests test for all judges.

Strong language, strong position.

It's where all Democratic nominees need to be.

BumRushDaShow

(125,784 posts)
16. He got many of us through the nightmare 2020 election
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 06:46 PM
Jul 2022

when the loons and freaks and zombies were trying to overturn the voters here in PA.





John Fetterman
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Nov 27, 2020
This is also false.

Furthermore, the entire PA legislature’s term expires on Monday, November 30th and because their election results haven’t been certified (other PAGOP lawsuit 🙄 there wouldn’t even technically be a House or Senate.
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😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆😆

“A spokesperson for the state House Republicans panned a local lawmaker's renewed call to empower the Legislature to seat presidential electors instead of state Secretary of State KathyBoockvar”
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Mastriano says Legislature should overturn Trump loss
"We're going to take our power back; we're going to seat the electors," Mastriano said. "Now, obviously, we're going to need the support of the leaders of the House and Senate."
2:58 PM · Nov 27, 2020 from Braddock, PA





John Fetterman
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Nov 28, 2020
Let me be clear: This is nothing but a pitiful, desperate publicity stunt.

They literally could introduce a resolution calling for a ham sandwich to be our state bird.

This isn’t going anywhere.

The sponsors know this better than anyone. 1/2
https://legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/Legis/CSM/showMemoPublic.cfm?chamber=S&SPick=20190&cosponId=32629
John Fetterman
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All of this: the bizarre snake-handling at the Ramada, the tin foil hat conspiracy theories, is demented carnival barking to distract from they *can’t find any fraud whatsoever*

Zero. Their “cases” are quite seriously laughed out of court- even by the Trump appointees. 2/3
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5:23 AM · Nov 28, 2020 from Braddock, PA






John Fetterman
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Nov 28, 2020
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The grossest part of it all?

No one, from the President on down, honestly believes any of this.

No one.

In three weeks, it’s still just the same two sad cases of voter fraud in PA that, in the final irony, were attempting to both vote for the President.
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8:06 AM · Nov 28, 2020 from Homestead, PA




(and he was trolling TX Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick something fierce! )

mucifer

(23,262 posts)
4. My Governor owns a bunch of homes, too. But, he's JB Pritzker
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 05:14 PM
Jul 2022


JB fights for us. Yeah, no one really should be a billionaire IMO . But, if you're gonna be a billionaire, be a JB billionaire and not a dr. oz billionaire.

peggysue2

(10,744 posts)
6. There's no doubt that there's differences between billionaires
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 05:28 PM
Jul 2022

But don't pretend your 'a man of the people' when your down on all fours smooching your personal star on the Walk of Fame. LOL. Love that picture!

Flip-flopping on reproductive rights by a medical doctor who knows better is the height of being disingenuous, someone willing to say anything for their own ambition.

Oz is killing his own campaign and apparently knows how poorly it's going. I read an article the other day that he and his campaign team were strategizing on a new approach.

Personally? I hope he keeps digging his own political grave.

mopinko

(69,566 posts)
11. but partly, it's cuz he was the poor relation. there was a big fight over the will.
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 05:54 PM
Jul 2022

his mom was an alcoholic, and family cut them out. had to fight.

he is a true mensch, tho.

Funtatlaguy

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10. Just imagine Senator Big John on the Senate floor
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 05:42 PM
Jul 2022

going right into the face of cowardly fake bullies like Cruz, Graham, & McConnell.
They will all need to be wearing Depends because Big John will intimidate the hell out of them.
I’ve been waiting all my life for Dems to have a physically imposing figure like him in Congress!

MyOwnPeace

(16,860 posts)
14. Fetterman vs. McConnell...........
Fri Jul 1, 2022, 06:27 PM
Jul 2022

Moscow Mitch had better wish he has plenty of "Depends" in his treasury vault. After all, that's why he's been on 'the take' for all of these years, right?

BumRushDaShow

(125,784 posts)
25. "going right into the face of cowardly fake bullies like Cruz" - HELL YEAH
Sat Jul 2, 2022, 03:55 AM
Jul 2022

THAT has been my fantasy!!!

I may be wrong but since we are a neighbor state to NJ, I'm thinking he might hang out with Cory Booker, who is similarly imposing and had run a similar "populist" campaign in NJ (except coming from a large city) when he first ran for Senator (although I know Booker is also a "reach-across-the-aisle Dem" though).




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Lieutenant Governor Fetterman's commitment to progress and public service is what we need more of in the Senate. Pennsylvania is one of our best chances to flip a Senate seat from red to blue. I know that with our help @JohnFetterman will make it happen.
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