MoveOn reaches new levels of ‘Huh?’

MoveOn has assembled a rap video to support an obscure potential nominee to head an obscure agency buried within a voluminous Wall Street regulation bill which almost nobody understands and which deals with an issue (Wall Street/Banks) that roughly 2 percent of Americans believe to be the most pressing economic issue facing the country today.

Click through to the email, and you can send this message to the White House:

If they appoint anyone other than Elizabeth Warren to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, they will be letting down the millions of Americans who joined them in fighting for real Wall Street reform.

Fell the populist rage! Look out, President Obama: Appoint anyone else, and the very stones will cry out.

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