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Peter Rothberg

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SNL Presidents Unite

Online videos have become probably the most effective -- and definitely the most entertaining -- means of modern political communication.

Now, Americans for Financial Reform, a coalition of more than 200 national, state and local consumer, labor, investor, civil rights, community, small business and senior citizen organizations, fighting for stringent financial regulation, is getting into the action in a big way with the release of a new video urging Congress to pass real financial reform.

The video, which was created in association with the producers of Funny Or Die, was directed by Ron Howard and stars all the actors who portrayed “Presidents” on “Saturday Night Live,” including Will Ferrell (George W. Bush), Fred Armisen (Barack Obama), Darrell Hammond (Bill Clinton), Chevy Chase (Gerald Ford), Dan Aykroyd (Jimmy Carter), and Dana Carvey (George H. W. Bush). In addition, Jim Carrey rounds out the cast with his inspired portrayal of Ronald Reagan.

The video kicks off a national week of action launched by the Americans for Financial Reform that will include massive call-in days throughout the week to Congress to urge real financial reform including a strong and independent Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

This video really can't be missed.

 

Now call your Senators toll free at 866-544-7573 and implore them to support financial reform.

 


 

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