Friday, February 17, 2012


  • Lisa Chan is the mystery actress featured in Pete Hoekstras charming Debbie Spend It Now ad that aired on Super Bowl Sunday.
  • (Gawker)
  • Public Policy Polling (pdf). 2/10-12. Michigan voters. MoE ±4.1%; for Republican primary MoE ±4.9%. (7/21-24 results): Short answer: Yes, at least according to PPPs new sample.
  • Michigan voters will spend much of this year being bombarded by advertising messages of various political candidates. Peter Hoekstra, contender for the GOP nomination to challenge Democrat Sen.
  • (Lansing State Journal)
  • Donors have poured more than $150,000 into Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenows campaign in response to an ad run this week by GOP rival Pete Hoekstra.
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  • The NBAs first Chinese-American player, Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks, is breaking all types of records and stereotypes. And hes inspiring Asian-American youth all across the country — for good reason.
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  • Besides the xenophobic play on fear by Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad, the ad misrepresents an important fact. The Asian woman, assumed to be Chinese, states, "We take your jobs." The statement is false.
  • (Holland Sentinel)
  • Criticism of a US Senate campaign ad featuring a young Asian woman talking in broken English about China taking away American jobs grew Monday as some warned it could revive discrimination against Asian-Americans.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • Congressman John Conyers joins Rev. Charles Williams II, and a diverse coalition to continue efforts to call for a formal apology from Hoekstra Campaign and to sign a pledge. Republican candidate for U.
  • (Dearborn Press & Guide)

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