Allen West Gets His Own Words Repeated To Him By Children
Rep. Allen West's Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy debuted a nifty new ad last night called "Time Out." The 30-second ad features children reciting some of West's most asinine lines and insults verbatim.
West told reporters in a conference call that the ad "exploits children."
How dare they use my own truculent and deprecating comments towards other people with child actors who get paid to be in a perfectly legitimate commercial! It's outrageous, egregious, preposterous!
Specifically, the kids in the ad quote West calling Obama supporters "a threat to the gene pool," and saying "you're not a lady," which West directed at DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. At one pint, a little girl says, "Get the bleep out of the U.S." which West directed at the President.
The ad features a plethora of craptacularly douchey things uttered by the congressman, and it's both funny and smart.
A particularly enjoyable scene is hearing the kids repeat Allen's go-to attack, "You are the most vile and despicable member of the Communist Party."
West's campaign responded in a statement, saying: "It is appalling that Patrick Murphy is exploiting young children to cover for his startling lack of intellectual ability and complete ignorance of the issues. Patrick Murphy should pull his latest ad and instead address how he will stop the skyrocketing federal debt and deficits that threaten the future of our children and grandchildren."
That Murphy lacks intellectual ability and is ignorant of the issues. Unlike me, who has all the answers and facts, unless I don't, in which case I just call the person I disagree with a communist!
But, as he did with the first ad, Murphy strikes at the heart of everything that's wrong with West. The ads are funny and, more to the point -- on point.
You have to admit, at the very least, that the ad is entertaining. Even if admitting that makes you a pinko commie Trotsky loving bastard!
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