Monday, May 17, 2004


This is apparently a real press release:

RNC Chairman Gillespie to Join WWE Superstars in Kicking Off 'Smackdown Your Vote'

5/17/2004 9:28:00 AM

To: National and Assignment desks, Political Reporter

Contact: Christine Iverson of the Republican National Committee, 202-863-8614

News Advisory:

The Republican National Committee announced today that Chairman Ed Gillespie and "Reggie the Registration Rig" will be at the World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown Your Vote!" event in San Diego Sports Arena today (May 17).

Gillespie will attend a press conference with WWE stars at 2 p.m. PDT today (May 17) to highlight the Republican Party's commitment to registering new voters and reaching out to young Americans. Following the Press Conference, the RNC's 56-foot 18-wheeled voter registration rig will help register those attending WWE's Monday Night RAW Event.

At the Press Conference, Gillespie will be joined by WWE Superstars Shawn Michaels, Ric Flair, Randy Orton, The Hurricane, Shelton Benjamin and Women's Champion Victoria.

I don't know whether to laugh or cry.

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