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SuperPAC Billboard: Friends Don’t let Friends get Nuked

October 25, 2012 4:29 pm 2 comments

The Florida billboard.

The American Principles SuperPAC has posted a new billboard in Florida that’s getting plenty of attention. It says, “FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS GET NUKED,” and then underneath is written, “STOP OBAMA.” To the right is an illustration of an Iranian bomb heading towards an Israeli flag in the shape of Israel.

The organization has to date posted 43 billboards throughout Florida, according to a press release in its website. An ad attacking Obama’s oil policies had been the most recent ad campaign to receive attention.

On their website the SuperPAC describes itself thusly:

“Organized in advance of the November 2012 elections, American Principles SuperPAC represents a group of small business owners and professionals concerned about the direction of our country under the Obama Administration. “

2 Comments

  • American Principles Super PAC is funded by some very questionably principled people, as we point out in our exposé of the group ( http://truth-2-power.com/2012/10/29/small-superpacs-american-principles-superpac-funded-by-questionably-principled-principals/ ). The company of the top funder(s) touted by Rep. Allen West in 2011 entered into a plea deal with the U.S. government for two counts of fraud and one count of money laundering that included a $5M payout to the Treasury Forfeiture Fund. The others large donors are into everything from overturning the anti-pill mill legislation in Florida to lobbying the government on behalf of their investments. Government, apparently, is only bad when it conflicts with personal interest.

    As to the theme of their billboards overall, their views are not “pro-Israel” so much as they are pro Far-Right Israeli party policy. While entitled to their opinion, it is solely that. Their views have been roundly discredited not only by other prominent voices in the American Jewish community, but in Israel as well. They operate out of fear more than fact.

    Money can buy ad space. It doesn’t buy truth.

  • Lawrence Kulak

    I love this billboard. Would anybody including Dov Hikind have the guts to erect something like that in New York? Or is Pamela Geller the only one in New York with any guts?

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