A video in support of President Obama produced by the sister of comedian Sarah Silverman will begin airing in Florida.
The classic Yiddish folk tune 'Rumania, Rumania' provides the inspiration for this pro-Obama music video
"We decided the most effective way to use the resources we have is to remove the air of fear some older voters have about Obama," said Doni Remba, Jewish Alliance for Change's executive director. "If they hear it from people they've watched and loved and who have entertained them their whole lives, they have an emotional bond of trust with them."
" . . . The Great Schlep of young Jews to Florida for the express and only purpose of convincing their elderly grandparents to vote for Barack Obama is a disgusting display of the arrogance, the chutzpah, of some of our young Jews . . . "
The 2000 election had come down to literally hundreds of votes, and if I could convince my grandparents and their friends that Obama is the best choice, it might really affect the outcome.
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