SAG Takes Its Battle to YouTube

With ballots due June 9, both sides steal a page from the Obama playbook.

Last Updated: June 1, 2009 @ 11:46 AM

With ballots on the proposed deal with AMPTP due on June 9, the battle between the old regime and the new regime of the Screen Actors Guild continues to heat up.

 

Especially on YouTube.

 

Here’s the latest — also featured on the offical Screen Actors Guild site — with Tom Hanks telling why he’s voting "yes." One of a series on the official site, it supports interim national executive director David White and and the United for Strength faction:

 

 

And another new one in support of a "Yes" vote, featuring Adam Arkin, Amy Brenneman, Ken Howard, Sam Freed, Jack Coleman, Kate Walsh, Stephen Collins, Ed Begley Jr., and 26 other SAG members:

  

 

And on the other side — supported by SAG president Alan Rosenberg, from YouTube’s Empower SAG channel, featuring Rob Schneider in support of a "No" vote: