Cher and Kathy Griffin urge American women to vote against Romney

Posted by Tom Megginson | 4-11-2012 19:42 | Category: Politics

Cher and Kathy Griffin urge American women to vote against Romney

Sorry for all the U.S. political ads, but this Tuesday is kind of a big deal — even for those of us who are un-American.

This is a strange one, starring entertainment institution Cher and comedian Kathy Griffin:

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The reason I call it strange is that it’s pretty random (in the parlance of our times). And Ms. Griffin makes fun of LGBT Americans even as she asks for their support. Then she makes a disparaging reference to Roma people by calling the Republicans “Gypsies Tramps and Thieves” — a reference to one of Cher’s biggest hits.

The humour falls rather flat. Even Cher looks unimpressed.

The horrible beliefs of Richard Mourdock, and Mitt Romney’s endorsement of the Tea Party Senatorial candidate, however, stand alone as a powerful motivator for women everywhere to take political action.

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