BABES AGAINST BUSH
'Babes Against Bush' Campaign Launched
Thu Dec 4 20:12:37 2003
'Babes Against Bush' Campaign Launched - Pinup Girls Work to Defeat George
Wednesday December 3, 10:07 am ET
ROYAL OAK, Mich., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new organization of southeastern
Michigan women, known collectively as "Babes Against Bush," has formed for
purposes of smashing George Bush's re-election hopes - and having some fun in
Using the venerable, not-quite-politically-correct vehicle of the "pinup girl"
as the medium for its message, Babes Against Bush has created a liberal-leaning
campaign to promote political awareness in the most unlikely of audiences: men
whose cultural tastes tend towards centerfolds and the swimsuit issues of sports
"We figured that this was a good, fun way to make people aware of the damage
George Bush is doing to America," says Babes Against Bush's Eleanor Vast-Binder.
"Guys like hot girls. So maybe they wouldn't mind getting the message from us."
The centerpiece of the group's efforts is a "Regime Change Countdown Calendar"
which ticks off the days until Inauguration Day, 2005, when the group hopes Bush
will be displaced by "an actual elected president." Accompanying thirteen
full-color portraits of models in various states of provocative dress and
undress is a chronology of Bush administration misdeeds, mistakes, and manglings
of the truth.
"What better way is there to get guys to notice that the president is a bozo?"
Vast-Binder (the January "Babe") asks rhetorically. "Pictures of the girls will
get their attention - and they'll look long enough to read the fine print."
The calendar will be available via the group's web site,
www.babesagainstbush.com. The site will also boast free electronic greeting
cards featuring alternate shots of the "babes" as well as links to dozens of
other anti-Bush sites and a counter clicking off the days, hours, minutes, and
seconds until inauguration day. The group will also make the calendar available
by mail order and through select retail and online outlets. Besides furthering
its own activities, the group is earmarking a portion of receipts to various
grassroots anti-Bush efforts, as well as to environmental, women's rights, AIDS
awareness, and other progressive organizations.
"The Bush administration embarked on a policy of regime change some time ago,"
Vast-Binder says. "We just think they chose the wrong country to do it in."
Journalists hoping to get a review copy of the calendar or obtain more
information about Babes Against Bush are invited to email the group at
firstname.lastname@example.org , or
call the group's press representative David B. Livingstone directly at
Written questions and correspondence can alternately be directed to OrwellMedia,
P.O. Box 851, Royal Oak, MI 48068-0851 USA.
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