Casting calls are for Hollywood, not political townhall meetings. Jim Geraghty writes for National Review on October 7, 2010:
An actor who reads Campaign Spot passes along this interesting notice in Backstage.com:
PRESIDENT OBAMA TOWN HALL, MTV
MTV, BET and CMT are casting the audience for town hall meeting with President Obama. Shooting Oct. 14, 4 p.m. in Washington, D.C.
Seeking—Audience Members: males & females, 18+.
To apply, email email@example.com and put “Town Hall” in the subject line. To ensure that the audience represents diverse interests and political views, include your name, phone number, hometown, school attending, your job and what issues, if any, you are interested in or passionate about. Also, provide a recent photo and short description of your political views. Submission deadline: Oct. 14. No pay.
If any reader of the Fellowship lives in or near Washington, DC, please answer this Casting Call! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Town Hall” in the subject line. Present yourself as an Obama supporter. Let’s fill the “audience” of Obama’s Oct. 14 phony “townhall meeting” with Conservatives! LOL