StrikeFO sends us a link to the story of the latest Hollywood campaign to “support” veterans called “Got Your 6″. You can see their video at this link between mindless yammering by gadflies and script readers. Guys like Michael Douglas and Alec Baldwin who declare that they have veterans’ “6”. But it’s all a slick ad campaign to make us think that Hollywood really cares about us – despite the crappy movies and television shows that have come out of the vacuum of common sense and selfish purpose the last several years. Of course, you know it has something to do with the President, right? From the “Got Your 6” website;
Inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama’s Joining Forces initiative and formed as an entertainment industry commitment at a Clinton Global Initiative America convening, Got Your 6 launches today with tremendous strength.
“The entertainment industry captures our imaginations, opens our eyes and touches our hearts, and I’m proud to work with them on our Joining Forces initiative,” said First Lady Michelle Obama. “By sharing the stories of strength and resilience that define our military families, we can motivate even more Americans to honor these courageous individuals in new ways….
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Yeah, well, where was the entertainment industry when we needed them in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007? Now because the right guy is in the White House, they support veterans and service members. Nice try. Why did the vacuous trolls need to be “inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama” – why couldn’t they be “inspired” by the service people who selflessly sacrificed so they could prattle on mindlessly for a decade under the protection of those service members?
And, by the way, I smell the Paul Rieckhoff ass-stench all over this thing. Scroll down the page at the “Got Your 6″ website and sure as shit, there’s IAVA – the Rieckhoff Publicity Agency.