Tuesday, October 17, 2006

California: Anti-Bush Teen Finds Fame Fast

Laurel Rosenhall writes in The Sacramento Bee:

Once upon a time Julia Wilson dreamed of becoming the next Christina Aguilera, a pop star famous for glamour but not politics. Instead, she's become the next Cindy Sheehan, receiving global attention for displaying her anger at President Bush.

The story of the Sacramento teenager questioned last week by federal agents about her anti-Bush Web page has spread around the world, with newspapers in Egypt, China, Australia and Europe publishing articles about her and national television stations clamoring for interviews.

The 14-year-old McClatchy High School student who posted the words "Kill Bush" -- along with a photo-collage showing a cartoon dagger stabbing the president's hand -- on her MySpace page last year is scheduled to be interviewed today by CNN. She and her father appeared on MSNBC over the weekend and turned down interview requests from Fox News.

More here.


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