Video: “Where’s the fence?”

posted at 10:29 pm on June 4, 2007 by Allahpundit

GrassFire’s hoping to reach 15 million people with this one. They’re well on their way: the print version of the spot was front and center in the banner slot at Drudge a few hours ago. Presumably it’s an allusion to the old “Where’s the beef?” commercial for Wendy’s; otherwise I can’t fathom why they’d choose three elderly, crotchety, and notably white ladies to represent the border enforcement faction. Pssst, guys — “cranky and disoriented” aren’t the buzz words you want branded on your movement.

Still, their cause is just, so sign the petition if you haven’t yet. 600,000+ and counting.

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“It’s there, trust us!”

The emperor’s new fence.

BobH on June 4, 2007 at 10:34 PM

It’s been fenced in D.C. for virtual votes.

profitsbeard on June 4, 2007 at 10:36 PM

“cranky and disoriented” – that is AP on June 30th if he is not holding an iphone.

lorien1973 on June 4, 2007 at 10:39 PM

I love that …lol

DwnSouthJukin on June 4, 2007 at 10:41 PM

Grandma is funny but this plays right into the Amnesty-istas hands. Nice try, no cigar.

Limerick on June 4, 2007 at 10:43 PM

Could be a case of

Virtual stupidity

William Amos on June 4, 2007 at 10:44 PM

I just found out you can get back any money you donated to the RNC in the past 12 months. Time to stick it to them.

PRCalDude on June 4, 2007 at 10:51 PM

Too funny.

Here’s the classic Wendy’s TV ad.

Where’s The Beef?

MrC_5150 on June 4, 2007 at 10:53 PM

It’s definitely a takeoff on the Burger King commercial with Clara Peller.

“It certainly is a big bun.”
“It’s a very big bun.”
“Big fluffy bun.”
“It’s a VERY big fluffy bun.”
“Where’s the beef?”

A very appropriate shot at the congresscritters who think they can deceive the public with impunity.

Freelancer on June 4, 2007 at 10:53 PM

The fence will only stop drugs so there really is no point. Right greasy Joe?

csdeven on June 4, 2007 at 10:55 PM

Pssst, guys — “cranky and disoriented” aren’t the buzz words you want branded on your movement.

Tell that to Wendy’s

I am joking; It worked well for a commercial, not so well for a border enforcement ad.

F15Mech on June 4, 2007 at 10:56 PM

Saw that this morning. I LMAO.

amerpundit on June 4, 2007 at 11:12 PM

Presumably it’s an allusion to the old “Where’s the beef?” commercial for Wendy’s

It’s got to be. The script is a near copy.

Esthier on June 4, 2007 at 11:17 PM

I just found out you can get back any money you donated to the RNC in the past 12 months. Time to stick it to them.

PRCalDude on June 4, 2007 at 10:51 PM

Heh. Hope the check isn’t cold.

BacaDog on June 4, 2007 at 11:29 PM

“Where’s the fence” is about as good a catch phrase for this movement as we can hope for.

Buzzy on June 5, 2007 at 5:42 AM

Ha Ha Hell hath no fury! Where’s your beef Goerge! We had mothers who stayed at home with us. Not a Mexican nanny like you.

sonnyspats1 on June 5, 2007 at 6:00 AM

Nice idea but that lady is no Clara Peller

Dudley Smith on June 5, 2007 at 7:02 AM

Indeed…WHERE’S THE FENCE?

SouthernGent on June 5, 2007 at 8:11 AM

It’s a virtual fence….like Bush’s virtual brain.

lynnv on June 5, 2007 at 8:16 AM

I like it, and I couldn’t care less if Jerkoff thinks this supports his view that you are all racists.

Jaibones on June 5, 2007 at 9:14 AM

good fences make good neighbors…

stevezilla on June 5, 2007 at 9:17 AM

Fences, fences? Please. Anyone heard of The Great Fence of China? No, it’s The Great WALL of China! I want a WALL! Fences are for goats…

soulsirkus on June 5, 2007 at 9:19 AM

What? You have not heard? You see you don’t just build a fence all at once, you lay a foundation then you build the one layer at a time. when you lay the first row, then you go back and lay the second. See? It just doesn’t “pop” up one foot at a time. We have began to lay the foundation, we have surveyed the area and determined where to build the fence. Now we will lay the foundation over many miles, then begin building one block at a time. We will have 350 miles done within a couple of years.
So says Chertoff to all of us racists.

right2bright on June 5, 2007 at 10:49 AM

I would like to see the Mapsands System installed(modular-autonomous-perimeter security and non-lethal defense system. And an interesting feature about it is that the “non-lethal” can always be “upgraded.” This was demo’d on Fox a couple of years ago and you can see it at their website.

http://www.usgn.com/

Franklin Hill on June 5, 2007 at 11:12 AM