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Old 11-20-10, 11:51 AM
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The caption at the end means "voting is a pleasure."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-11795407

Spain 'orgasm' video criticised by politicians
19 November 2010

Spanish politicians have criticised a video by the Young Socialists in Catalonia in which a woman simulates an orgasm while casting her vote.

Both Socialist and opposition politicians have attacked the campaign video.

The equality minister called it "misleading" advertising.

In the video the young woman gets increasingly excited as she votes for the Socialist Party in this month's regional elections in Catalonia.

It concludes with the phrase, "Voting is a pleasure", after she puts her voting slip in the ballot box.

The leader of the conservative opposition Popular Party of Catalonia, Alicia Sanchez-Camacho, said the video was an "attack on the dignity of women".

The health minister, Leire Pajin, who is a Socialist, called on all parties to show respect for women and to act responsibly.

The Socialist equality minister, Bibiana Aido, said of the video: "If it was true, electoral participation would go up greatly, but I think we are dealing with a misleading advert."

'Crude' video

But the Socialist Party of Catalonia 's leader, Jose Montilla, who is standing for re-election, said, "If it encourages people to vote, it's a good thing".

However, speaking in a TV interview he appeared surprised to learn that it was a video by the youth wing of his own party.

A spokesman for the conservative CiU party, Josep Antoni Duran Lleida, said that the "crude" video would damage participation.

The leader of the Green coalition in Catalonia, Joan Herrera, said it would be "very difficult to reach orgasm voting for any of the candidates, myself included".
I agree that the advertisement is pretty over the top, but calling it an "attack on the dignity of women" is outrageously dishonest.
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I know I'll probably catch some flak for this, but I think that if you can't speak English you shouldn't even be allowed to vote.
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I know I'll probably catch some flak for this, but I think that if you can't speak English you shouldn't even be allowed to vote.
Agreed.

Furthermore, if you can't speak English you shouldn't be a citizen of The United States.
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Agreed.

Furthermore, if you can't speak English you shouldn't be a citizen of The United States.
So, if you're a mute, you can't be a citizen?
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So, the sexiest man wins?
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So, the sexiest man wins?
Or the one with the longest name.
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What the hell is a Equality Minister?
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I'll have what she's having.
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I know I'll probably catch some flak for this, but I think that if you can't speak English you shouldn't even be allowed to vote.
No matter what the country right?
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nemein done been dorked.
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I know I'll probably catch some flak for this, but I think that if you can't speak English you shouldn't even be allowed to vote.
Why? explain the logic behind this.
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Why? explain the logic behind this.
Only white people are smart enough to vote. Look at the two terms Dubya had. A wise decision indeed.
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Oh, I just got electorate all over the voting booth.
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Oh, I just got electorate all over the voting booth.
No hanging chads?
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As good as she may be, her vote should still only count for 5/8ths.

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