Thursday, March 04, 2004

Outrage over Bush's usage of Ground Zero + 9/11 in political commercial.

Both ads reinforce the Ground Zero imagery with frontal shots of two firefighters. Unlike the paid actors and actresses in most of the footage, they are not ringers, but their red headgear gives them away as non-New Yorkers. The Bush campaign declined to reveal where the burly smoke-eaters actually work.

Bush officials defended the imagery as totally appropriate...."We've been off our game for weeks," a senior Bush strategist conceded.

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