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Media Watch, 1
Tuesday, October 19, 2004
The French Press Agency is re-cycling the pacifist-left front organisation that was given so much free time by Auntie a few months ago - Military Families Speak Out.
Perhaps they sound more credible in French.
This time the ordinary-American-who-got-turned-into-an-anti-war-activist-only-because-of-Bush is one Connie Cominsky.
Her face is showing up in advertisements for groups such as MoveOn.org, and the anti-war Band of Sisters that are running issue ads backing the Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry.Ms Cominsky has been a reluctant activist for AFP twice before.
Talk about big publicity returns on small membership investment.