Posts tagged: politics
Australian model caught distracted during a photo shoot when the first plane hit tower 1. What an epic photo.
It’s so weird to think that normal things were happening on 9/11. People were walking their dogs, riding their bikes, models were doing photoshoots… and the planes hit.
One of my favorite pictures on Tumblr.
i wonder what was going through her head at that moment
if i was that model..i would be freaking out and not just you know sitting there like watching a flying cat
I would freak the fuck out
pretty sure i would be freaked out if i saw a fucking flying cat
You guys can’t see her face, so for all you know her face is like a ball of terror like 👺👹
Obsessed with this picture.
That’s partly because Tumblr is generally, in ways that other social media platforms aren’t always, lighthearted. It is generally, in ways that high-stakes political campaigns aren’t always, fun. On Tumblr, Olin and her team could post, on behalf of the president, things like this. And like this. And like this and this and this. They could joke and wink and otherwise Internet, in a context that both suited and rewarded the effort. In a campaign whose whole point was to convert voters from potential to actual, the Obama for America staff could tackle that stark task much more subtly than the blunt forces of political persuasion typically allow. They could build community — and the kind of group accountability that comes with it. An engaged voter is a likely voter.
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The politics of dancing (R)