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SCGOP Accuses 'Hollyweird' Liberals Of Supporting Tenenbaum
Jimmy Moore
May 24, 2004

(SPARTANBURG) -- South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Katon Dawson is accusing Hollywood leftists of raising millions of dollars to support liberal candidates such as likely Democratic Senate nominee Inez Tenenbaum.

In a mailer to South Carolina Republicans, Dawson said "Hollyweird types are spending millions of dollars to support their left-wing candidates and policies."

"It seem as if the Hollywood liberals want to pick both your President and South Carolina's next United States Senator!," Dawson exclaimed in the letter.

He added, "They will say and do anything to elect candidates with views out-of-touch as theirs."

In a companion piece to the letter, negative quotes against Bush and the Republicans from several Hollywood actors are listed, including Sean Penn, Michael Moore, Danny Glover, Alec Baldwin, Martin Sheen, Cher, Jessica Lange, Richard Gere, Janeane Garofalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Barbra Streisand, George Clooney and Ethan Hawke.

Asking for support of the President and in the race against Tenenbaum, Dawson said many liberals have already shown up behind the education secretary in South Carolina.

"Here is South Carolina Mrs. Tenenbaum has already had help from well known liberal author Pat Conroy and a number of ultra liberal Democrats," Dawson noted. "Folks like John Edwards, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and Bill Richardson are already on the Tenenbaum team."

Recalling the promise by several Hollywood liberals to leave the country if President George W. Bush got elected in 2000, Dawson said they have broken their promise and are now raising money for likely Democratic presidential nominee John F. Kerry.

"Some Hollywood stars will stop at nothing to win this time," Dawson proclaimed. "After failing to live up to their threats to move to foreign countries after the 2000 election, Barbara Streisand, Alec Baldwin and others have instead raised over $8 million for John Kerry's campaign."

Revealing the "one mission" of the Hollywood liberals, Dawson said they want to "defeat our President and reclaim the United States Senate."

He said Bush is counting on South Carolina Republicans to win in 2004 and to defeat Tenenbaum for the U.S. Senate seat.

Describing the Hollywood liberals as advocates of "bigger government and a retreat from the war on terror ... anti-defense, pro-abortion, pro-union, and pro-tax hikes," Dawson remarks that "those celebrities don't share our South Carolina values."

"This time they are pulling out all the stops to defeat our President and prop up Mrs. Tenenbaum for victory," Dawson observed.

He continued, "We cannot let them succeed!"

Asking for donations to the South Carolina Republican Party, Dawson said they will "go directly towards our fight against these liberal attacks."

Expressing his concern that these Hollywood liberals are battling Bush and U.S. Senate candidates with their "wallets" and their "voices," Dawson said the time to act is now.

"How many times have we seen a Hollywood star take a moment on stage or in front of the camera to disparage our President? How many times will they threaten to leave the United States if they don't get their way?," Dawson inquired.

Dawson said Tenenbaum will "have many favors to repay" if she is elected to replace Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings (D-SC) in November.

"Liberal special interest groups are pouring everything they have into this race," Dawson revealed. "They know that [Tenenbaum's] beliefs closely mirror their own. And, if elected, these groups will not hesitate to call on her when an important issue like tax cuts, partial birth abortion or judicial confirmation comes before the Senate."

Dawson added, "We cannot sit by idly while these liberals, out of touch with South Carolina voters, choose our next U.S. Senator!"

Admitting the race for President and the U.S. Senate in South Carolina will be "extremely close and extremely expensive," Dawson expressed confidence that "we will win" despite the wall of opposition from Hollywood.

"[T]his is not just a battle between President George W. Bush and John Kerry or Inez Tenenbaum and our eventual Republican nominee; it's a battle for two very different visions for America," Dawson concluded.

Dawson hopes to raise at least $2 million to support "pro-family, pro-free enterprise, pro-freedom Americans."

To donate online, go to scgop.com.

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Wow! What a group to have supporting you!

Sean Penn - This years recipient of the "Sympathy" Oscar. It should have went to Depp.

Michael Moore - Farenheit Moron

Danny Glover - Still waiting for that call for Predator 3.

Alec Baldwin - He doesn't have Kim Basinger to punch in the face anymore so he has to do something.

Martin Sheen - Dude. . . .

Read the rest.

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