Satirical pro-gambling PAC Viva Las Portland is supposed to be a funny spoof of the campaign pushing for November ballot measures to allow the construction of a private casino near Portland.
But the group's fake gambling message pissed off the actual Measure 82 and 83 backers, who filed a complaint with the secretary of state, saying the campaign violated the law on having "false statements" in its campaign filings.
Well, apparently funny is still legal in Oregon because today a judge dismissed the complaint, allowing Viva Las Portland to keep up its pro-gambling tirades. To celebrate, the released this strange video "Let's Focus on Building a Mega-Casino Together"... much of which is taken up by a rendition of "O, Canada." Carry on, carry on.
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