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Anonynon
10-11-2010, 11:36 AM
PRESIDENT OBAMA TOWN HALL, DC
PRESIDENT OBAMA TOWN HALL, DC MTV, BET, and CMT (prods.) are casting the audience for a town hall meeting with President Obama. Shooting Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in Washington, DC. Seeking—Audience Members: males and females, 18+. To apply, email townhallaudience@mtvnmix.com and put "Town Hall" in the subject line. To ensure that the audience represents diverse interests and political views, include your name, phone number, hometown, school attending, your job and what issues, if any, you are ...[more]

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I emailed the address; heres what i wrote
"I completely support the president, and would like to attend, however i must ask why he's "casting" a "townhall" using movie extras? Isn't the point of a town hall to get the citizens views and opinions"

Heres the reply i got:
"Thank you for your interest in our Town Hall with President Obama. We will get back to you shortly with more information.

Please only send one email."