RNC Blacks Out ‘Paid for by RNC’ Line on Tea Party Signs

March 15, 2010 | Last updated: July 31, 2020

Last week, the “Take the Town Halls to D.C.” campaign got a small amount of negative attention for “LISTEN TO ME!” signs being distributed to activists by the Republican National Committee. I stopped by the Take the Town Halls HQ today and saw the RNC’s solution. Here are the old signs:


Note the language at the bottom identifying the RNC as the maker of the sign. But today, the “LISTEN TO ME!” signs — a stack of them were underneath a 2005 Bush-Cheney inauguration bag — looked like this.

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From afar, those blackish stickers fully obscure the RNC label.