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Friday, July 30, 2004
Take the Cheney loyalty challenge. Heil! Holden at
Atrios points out the shocking discovery that to see Dick Cheney speak at a live appearance you must first sign a loyalty oath:
Some would-be spectators hoping to attend Vice President Dick Cheney's rally in Rio Rancho [New Mexico] this weekend walked out of a Republican campaign office miffed and ticketless Thursday after getting this news:

Unless you sign an endorsement for President George W. Bush, you're not getting any passes.

The Albuquerque Bush-Cheney Victory office in charge of doling out the tickets to Saturday's event was requiring the endorsement forms from people it could not verify as supporters.


An endorsement form provided to the [Albuquerque] Journal by Random says: "I, (full name) ... do herby [sic] endorse George W. Bush for reelection of the United States." It later adds that, "In signing the above endorsement you are consenting to use and release of your name by Bush-Cheney as an endorser of President Bush."
This loyalty maneuver sounds suspiciously like Nazi youth ceremonies.

The Republicans don't need one or two isolated MoveOn contestants to point out the Nazi parallels when their party comes up with creepy shit like this all by themselves.

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