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Here’s the National Organization for Marriage’s new anti-same-sex-marriage scare ad:


The Human Rights Campaign has released a report detailing the ad’s inaccuracies, which is great. But the HRC has outdone itself this time by tracking down the audition reels of actors stumbling over ridiculous NOM lines like “the clouds are dark and the winds are strong, and I’m afraid.” The auditions are after the jump.

Insider tip: The actress in “Audition 3” is unbelievable.

Auditions For Marriage Lie Ad, Part 1 from Joe Smoe on Vimeo.

Auditions For Marriage Lie Ad, Part 2 from Joe Smoe on Vimeo.

UPDATE: The original auditions have been pulled off Youtube. Vimeo picked them up, allowing us all to continue to laugh at unsuspecting actors duped into stumbling over ridiculous anti-gay rhetoric. Thanks, Vimeo!

UPDATE 2: Vimeo’s pulled them, too. Citizen bloggers are downloading their own copies at keepvid.com and reposting them on youtube until they, too, are pulled. I’ll try my best to keep this site updated with watchable videos.