Published May 23, 2010
AIG , ICSC , Obama , Sarah Palin
Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska, said at the ICSC RECon show in Las Vegas that President Obama has an addiction problem. He’s addicted to OPM (pronounced by her as “opium”), she said, referring to an acronym for Other Peoples’ Money.
And that was the main message of her keynote speech to kick off the largest retail real estate convention in the world. The former vice presidential candidate stuck with politics and the differences between her and the Democrats rather than talk much about the retail industry like past keynotes such as former President Bill Clinton and cycling champion Lance Armnstrong.
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Leave it to Fox News to politically charge the retail recession. This video suggests that the Obama Administration is “cooking the books” to better retail sales figures. And we thought WE got accused of too much doom and gloom reporting!
We came across this fun survey recently that we thought you’d might enjoy.
A research firm asked shoppers at five chains, Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, JCPenney, Macy’s and Target, who they would choose for president. The strongest sentiment for a candidate was pushed by Macy’s consumers, 47.2% who said they are voting for Barack Obama.
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