Revolution: The Commercial by Cindy Sheehan and Gregory Vickrey

by Cindy Sheehan and Gregory Vickrey
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May 5, 2011

"Stop Bitching - Start a Revolution"

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Cue the sappy music.

Enter Activist: I really enjoy hanging out with a close-knit group of friends at Saturday rallies that end before dinner, and posting a bunch of articles and commentary on Facebook and Twitter so friends can ‘like’ them. It makes me feel like I am doing my part, and appreciate solidarity.

Music turns ominous.

Activist: But I began to experience a sense of emptiness when I realized that feeling self-important didn’t really change much on this planet. In fact, things seem to be getting worse no matter who is in office, no matter which huge organization I join, and no matter how many petitions I sign and share and send.

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