Video: DNC delivers life preserver to Fred’s campaign HQ

posted at 5:14 pm on July 29, 2007 by Allahpundit

Of the many forms that speaking truth to power can take, perhaps the most poignant is a bratty nebbish confronting two secretaries in their cubicles. This appears to be an actual DNC production, which will doubtless be heralded for its allegedly clever “harnessing of the web” notwithstanding the lameness of the stunt itself and the fact that it means national committees involving themselves in the dumbest of dumb partisan pranks. Coming soon: the RNC has 1,000 ham/bacon/sausage pizzas delivered to Murtha’s district office with a note inviting him to enjoy the pork. Har dee har.

Seriously, they couldn’t have farmed this out to MoveOn or Mike Stark? Stark would have at least forced them to call security to throw him to the floor and drag him out of there. You want to put on a show, find a showman.

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The two ladies were looking at him like he was a weirdo. Well, he is.

terryannonline on July 29, 2007 at 5:17 PM

Coming soon: the RNC has 1,000 ham/bacon/sausage pizzas delivered to Murtha’s district office with a note inviting him to enjoy the pork. Har dee har.

Dialing now…

flipflop on July 29, 2007 at 5:18 PM

At least the donks aren’t delivering dog poop and calling it political speech.

Blake on July 29, 2007 at 5:21 PM

I like how he runs out. AHHH REPUGLICAN COOTIES EWWW!

see-dubya on July 29, 2007 at 5:21 PM

juvenile idiots

jman on July 29, 2007 at 5:22 PM

“Hi, I’m a pathetic weasel hack and I’m here to embarrass myself and my entire party by putting a video on the web of me waving a stupid prop around an opponent’s office.”

“Do you have an appointment?”

“Uh, no.”

“Take a seat please.”

“How about if I just drop my stupid prop and run out as if I were being chased by a mob of rabid wildebeest?”

“Whatever floats your boat.”

“AIIEEEEEEE!!!!”

Merovign on July 29, 2007 at 5:25 PM

That’ll show Fred to run for president! He has no choice but to retreat in shame after such a magnificent prank. Exit question: can Fred even look himself in the mirror after this incident, given the level of degradation? I think not!!

Wineaholic on July 29, 2007 at 5:26 PM

Thompson should send them back some waders since they are up to their butts in B.S.

Guardian on July 29, 2007 at 5:32 PM

How silly can you get?

This actually came from the National DNC? I can see something like this coming from the freshman class Young Democrats at Podunk College, but I’d hope that the National DNC could come up with something more…… Oh wait, no I don’t. We ARE talking about Democrats here and they are by nature unthinking juveniles.

LegendHasIt on July 29, 2007 at 5:32 PM

That was a new low for lame.

They searched high and low for that idea. Next time they should try sober.

TunaTalon on July 29, 2007 at 5:34 PM

This doesn’t surprise me. But could you imagine the OUTRAGE if someone went into Sily’s office with a basket of hair products.

PowWow on July 29, 2007 at 5:36 PM

PowWow on July 29, 2007 at 5:36 PM

I’d pay to see that!!

Guardian on July 29, 2007 at 5:38 PM

they are scared of him…. i loved how the punk kid stuttered through his little speach then ran out of the door, he must have smelt fred! in the air, kinda like when fred! stands on the border of mexico……..

gberez on July 29, 2007 at 5:43 PM

Another Pee Wee Herman moment from the DNC.

Texyank on July 29, 2007 at 5:48 PM

huh?

oldernslower on July 29, 2007 at 5:49 PM

Whoa, dude, like totally lame! Was that Screech?

synycalwon on July 29, 2007 at 5:55 PM

Hit and run. Typical.

Afraid that a couple of secretaries would rake him if he stayed lomg enough for them to get a word in edgewise. Come to think of it, they probably would have.

Democrats never want a debate; they want a show, on their terms, then want to leave with their fingers in their ears.

I see these tools are learning their lessons well.

IrishEyes on July 29, 2007 at 5:58 PM

Coming soon: the RNC has 1,000 ham/bacon/sausage pizzas delivered to Murtha’s district office with a note inviting him to enjoy the pork. Har dee har

How do I get to Murtha’s office…Love, Rosie O Donnell

malkinmania on July 29, 2007 at 5:58 PM

Wow. csdeven makes his Youtube debut. Lot younger than I expected him to be.

billy on July 29, 2007 at 5:59 PM

Childish pranks by the DNC just reinforces the naivete’of the DNC. Would any sane American turn this economy or this country’s national security over to the dimocrats. Think about it. This is the best the dimocrat-socialist party can come up with. I bet Fred’s shaking in his boots.

volsense on July 29, 2007 at 6:00 PM

Thugs.

TheBigOldDog on July 29, 2007 at 6:00 PM

Ah great the mental giants of the party that wants to run this country and fight the WOT.

Im sure Al Queda is shaking in its boots at the brilliance of the democratic party

William Amos on July 29, 2007 at 6:04 PM

BTW someone remind me again why we should have our presidentual candidates appear on youtube to face this kind of stuff ?

William Amos on July 29, 2007 at 6:07 PM

Yeah, you’d have to drink enough Kool-Aid to be in the bottom 30 percentile on Kos to find that one funny. There wasn’t even a confrontation; what was the point of it? Might as well just had video of someone reading whatever lame letter they wrote.

frankj on July 29, 2007 at 6:08 PM

“And the show has reached a new low.” Wow, that was lame. How pathetic is it that the DNC is doing this kind of crap against a guy who hasn’t even announced yet?

Coming soon: the RNC has 1,000 ham/bacon/sausage pizzas delivered to Murtha’s district office with a note inviting him to enjoy the pork. Har dee har.

This sounds like a job for the College Republicans!

CP on July 29, 2007 at 6:11 PM

This sounds like a job for the College Republicans!

CP on July 29, 2007 at 6:11 PM

We did a plants right protest handing out a flyer I made describing a lifestyle that only hurt animals and no plants.

It was lame and fun!

frankj on July 29, 2007 at 6:15 PM

Since this stunt is pretty stupid,it’s typical DEMOCRACT>
Question,what other idiot operations do these MOONBATS
have up their sleeve.
I don,t really think this is a responsible thing for a political party should be doing.
By the way were the H!!L was security.
Will the next courier be from AQ,in the disguise
of DNC!

canopfor on July 29, 2007 at 6:25 PM

Another Pee Wee Herman moment from the DNC.

Texyank on July 29, 2007 at 5:48 PM

Pee Wee is actually funny! At the MTV awards after his, uh, whatever, comes out in costume and says “Heard any good jokes lately?” THAT was funny! And even in the Blues Brothers, he was funny with the Dom Perignon. Funnier than this anyway.

CrimsonFisted on July 29, 2007 at 6:25 PM

“My Parents had this extra life vest in their basement cluttering up my Nutroot “Command Center”…”

BadBrad on July 29, 2007 at 6:27 PM

BadBrad on July 29, 2007 at 6:27 PM

Good one. Even this life vest couldn’t save this clip….

synycalwon on July 29, 2007 at 6:33 PM

Ha! This is, if anything, an unconcsious admission of Fred’s political strength. The same way the American flag is the most burned in the Middle East because America is the stongest infidel nation.

aengus on July 29, 2007 at 6:52 PM

This kind of reminded me of the crappy one-liners that Ward Churchill fired off the other day. Any chance that he has been able to take time off from saving higher education in Colorado to start writing skits for the DNC?

dawgyear on July 29, 2007 at 6:58 PM

I confess I mailed 100 baby pacifiers to Al Gore during the recount

I am still coping with my personal shame

EricPWJohnson on July 29, 2007 at 7:10 PM

They searched high and low for that idea. Next time they should try sober.

TunaTalon on July 29, 2007 at 5:34 PM

What! And let Ted Kennedy drink alone. Unthinkable!

Herikutsu on July 29, 2007 at 7:10 PM

Maybe it’s just a message about how Hillary Obama is going to sink the country if elected.

Buzzy on July 29, 2007 at 7:20 PM

Maybe it’s just a message about how Hillary Obama is going to sink the country if elected.

Buzzy on July 29, 2007 at 7:20 PM

Maybe its a comment about silky’s growing femininity. He doesnt need a life vest hes growing his own built in flotation devices

William Amos on July 29, 2007 at 7:25 PM

I hope Fred keeps that life preserver as a prop throughout the election cycle and waves it around on stage during his acceptance speach. One good schtick deserves another.

BTW, did you see the writing on the life preserver? I think it was from a ship. It said CSS Devon.

jihadwatcher on July 29, 2007 at 7:28 PM

Fred worries them. If they actually believed the lame schtick, they would’ve sent the thing to McCain headquarters.

John from OPFOR on July 29, 2007 at 7:37 PM

They are trying to take a leaf out of Fred’s play book.

Someone has an crush with “one” of the babes “circling” around there.

They are just green with envy that Fred attracts the babes.

So mad in fact that they “see red blood” especially after the men managers are reportedly leaving because of you know what.

Mcguyver on July 29, 2007 at 7:55 PM

That boy ain’t got two brain cells to rub together.

EnochCain on July 29, 2007 at 7:56 PM

What a bunch of ignorant attention whores. I guess that is response to Fred Thompsons ‘testing the waters’ mode.

sonnyspats1 on July 29, 2007 at 7:57 PM

That guy in the video clearly panicked when he saw females.

Performance anxiety – tough break.

Hoodlumman on July 29, 2007 at 8:02 PM

Fred worries them. If they actually believed the lame schtick, they would’ve sent the thing to McCain headquarters.

John from OPFOR on July 29, 2007 at 7:37 PM

He does. I talked with a couple of rank-and-file democrats last night who presumed he would be the nominee.

They’re not delivering life vests to Jim Gilmore.

see-dubya on July 29, 2007 at 8:25 PM

He sure seemed nervous, breathing fast and shallow, hurrying through his words. Those ladies had him nervous.

Can you imagine the shriek he would have uttered had he turned around and run into Fred?

daveintexas on July 29, 2007 at 8:28 PM

You’re making the assumption that this is actually his HQ, as opposed to some random office that the guy stumbled into.

Canadian Imperialist Running Dog on July 29, 2007 at 8:37 PM

Lame.

JustTruth101 on July 29, 2007 at 8:45 PM

Jeepers, that was stooopid! I enjoy a witty prank as well as anyone, but that was inane. The Republicans have a better chance in ’08 than I thought.

jaime on July 29, 2007 at 8:47 PM

What a flaming Edwards.

TheSitRep on July 29, 2007 at 9:12 PM

This is so stupid… if Fred! needs a life preserver so badly… why is he on the DNC’s radar? (Gutfeld voice)Hmmm….(/Gutfeld voice)

Coming soon: the RNC has 1,000 ham/bacon/sausage pizzas delivered to Murtha’s district office with a note inviting him to enjoy the pork. Har dee har.

See, that’s actually pretty good though. I’m not one for calling something funny when it’s not, simply because I’m a partisan (you all will remember my Half Hour News Hour bashing), but I have to say, Allah’s scenario would be pretty funny… though I wouldn’t use pizzas… just a big giant dead pig (like one you might roast). I think you could probably get one cheaper than all those pizzas too. Could you UPS something like that too his offices?

RightWinged on July 29, 2007 at 9:33 PM

Bwahahahahahha!!

freds? campaign needs a life preserver the size of a barge!

csdeven on July 29, 2007 at 9:37 PM

Fred will win the Presidency if he promises an economy so strong that this nerd will be able to move out of his parents’ basement.

radjah shelduck on July 29, 2007 at 9:54 PM

His office looked kinda empty…

AlexB on July 29, 2007 at 10:36 PM

That was almost painful to watch it was so lame. The kid almost sounded embarassed too. That’s funny that the dnc is doing stuff like this!

4shoes on July 29, 2007 at 10:41 PM

Little Howe Dean left the kindergarten door open.

Entelechy on July 29, 2007 at 11:25 PM

Wow. What a scrawny little fag.

thareb on July 30, 2007 at 12:06 AM

If his campaign is in such trouble, why bother to waste money on such a pathetic commercial?

JellyToast on July 30, 2007 at 7:29 AM

Those ladies could have said Boo! and he and his videographer would have turned tail and run, that’s how unsure and nervous he was.

On a related note I have come to realize of late that politics seems to be, more or less, the providence of the young. I surmise the average age of a KOS reader to be about 25. The DU? About 22. Hotair? Maybe a tad older but not much. How old is Bryan Preston? Has he hit 30 thirty yet? Michelle was born in 1970. Just a kid still. And we know that Allah, with his fascination with gagdets, colorful phones, robots, Star Wars, and his crush on that girl, he is still in puberty.

As people get older, they tune out politics more and more as they realize that the world never really changes. My interest in politics is less today that it was say 15 years ago. This also explains why the arab world is so radical. The average age of a suicide bomber is 21. As people get older, not only do they care less and less about politics, but less and less about blowing themselves up. Unfortunately, the average age in, say, Iraq is 19 years. That means that the average national mentality is that of a 19 year old. A similar demographic statistic can be quoted of the entire muslim world.

jihadwatcher on July 30, 2007 at 7:46 AM

Life preservers? Shouldn’t he have taken them to Ted Kennedy’s office?

BigOrangeAxe on July 30, 2007 at 8:03 AM

Demos will run Hill Obama. GOP will run Fred! Rudiani. GOP wins. Game Set Match.

saved on July 30, 2007 at 9:03 AM

Demos will run Hill Obama. GOP will run Fred! Rudiani. GOP wins. Game Set Match.

saved on July 30, 2007 at 9:03 AM

You’re kidding right? Giuliani had the actual job (or close to it) that Fred? played on TV.

Fred? isn’t qualified to do anything but act. A Fred Thompson general campaign is equivalent to a Hillary Clinton presidency. Hillary will eat Fred alive.

What, Fredheads, does Fred have that makes him Hillary Bane? He’s like an older, less charismatic, lazier, equally inexperienced Barack Obama. He’ll be slaughtered.

BKennedy on July 30, 2007 at 9:41 AM

Just like the surge. It’s lost before it has even begun.

smellthecoffee on July 30, 2007 at 10:47 AM

Giuliani had the actual job (or close to it)

BKennedy on July 30, 2007 at 9:41 AM

Rudiani? GOP loses FL, NY and most of the south. It’s over.

Rudiani is a kinda Hill-lite—without the thighs.

Why not just vote for Hill in the general?

saved on July 30, 2007 at 1:33 PM

One more point…a Hill-Obama ticket duplicates the African-American vote for the demos and chases indy males.

True pro-life (indy or GOP) women will not vote pro-abortion (Rudiani or Hill-Obama).

A lot of women do not like the two-timing Rudiani—you know, dumping older woman for younger woman—-twice.

Fred!Rudiani ticket would be the BALD DUO for GOP victory.

saved on July 30, 2007 at 1:37 PM

My gosh, at least hire Obama girl to deliver it.

Zach on July 30, 2007 at 7:23 PM