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Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/25/2010

Moten tries to boost Fenty with music video

Ever wonder what Peaceoholics co-founder Ronald Moten does all day? Here's a partial answer. Mayor Adrian Fenty's No. 1 booster has put the mayor's campaign message to music with a new theme song that hits on all of his opponent's perceived weaknesses.

The video includes children holding up four fingers (for four more years), various scenes of city neighborhoods, and lyrics by Wali, aka Big Wax. Moten also makes several appearances in the four-minute video.

Earlier today, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (D) released a television ad that singles out Moten as one of Fenty's cronies. Moten, an unofficial Fenty campaign strategist, said his video is his response to the Gray campaign.

When The Washington Post asked Moten who paid for the video, he replied, "I've got friends to do that ... it don't cost much."

Moten added that Gray's commercial has mobilized his friends across the city to become more engaged in the campaign.

"Tell Vince Gray, I said 'thank you'," Moten said. "He's created a whole army."

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Categories:  2010 District Election

 
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