Thursday, August 21, 2008

Kazoos in Politics: Hillary supporters at the Democratic convention

VIDEO: Edge and Christian play the Kazoo

As absurd as this video is, CBS News suggests there may be scenes not dissimilar to this at the Democratic Convention in Denver.
Clinton Creates 'whip Team' To Quell Anti-Obama Protests
By Glenn Thrush
In an unusual move, Hillary Clinton's staff is creating a 40-member "whip team" at the Denver Democratic convention to ensure that her supporters don't engage in embarrassing anti-Obama demonstrations during the floor vote on her nomination, according to people familiar with the planning...

"If people get down there on the floor and want to start blowing kazoos and making a scene we want to make sure we've got people who stand in front of them with Obama signs," said person involved in the planning.

"Is it typical for a losing candidate to have their own whip team? No. But it's also not usual for a losing candidate to get 18 million votes either," said the person.
Read the full article here from Glenn Thrush
Watch NBC's Chuck Todd mentioning the Kazoo threat to Keith Olbermann

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