Mexico’s electoral authority: Sorry for putting that ridiculously hot Playmate onstage at the presidential debate

posted at 8:12 pm on May 7, 2012 by Allahpundit

Last week the big palate cleanser was the “tanning mom.” This week, it’s this. The news gods work in mysterious ways, my friends.

She’s a bona fide online sensation today, mostly for obvious reasons but partly due to the gut-punch effect. It’s one thing to see a woman like this at an awards show, when you’re mentally prepared for it. But when a sex bomb of this magnitude gets dropped at a presidential debate on an unsuspecting audience, the devastation is total. No man made it out unscathed:

“Unbelievably, to be honest. At the beginning I was quite shocked, I thought it was a trap from the (other) candidates,” said Gabriel Quadri, the 2012 Presidential candidate from the “Nueva Alianza” political party, in Spanish to ADNpolitico.com

“Yes, a beautiful usher who to be completely honest deserves my admiration and who left all the male candidates of the debate breathless,” he continued in Spanish…

Former Mexican Foreign Minister Jorge Castaneda, who is also a New York University professor, tweeted “The best was the girl in white and the cleavage at the beginning.”

Mexico’s election commission later apologized for the casualties:

At the start of Sunday night’s debate, Orayen walked in front of the camera to hand out cards to the four candidates, and created an immediate stir on online social media…

While many Mexicans celebrated Orayen, others condemned the Federal Electoral Institute (IFE) for the incident, saying it had undermined the seriousness of the debate.

The IFE later issued a statement apologizing to the citizens of Mexico and the candidates for the “production error associated with the dress of an assistant.”

Said the one woman candidate onstage, “I was surprised, and I [thought], ‘Well, what sort of event are we attending here?’” Yeah, whatever you think of the model, this is an awfully bad note on which to start a debate in which one of the participants is trying to become the country’s first woman president.

Watch that one guy’s head turn at eight seconds in.


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Bmore on May 7, 2012 at 8:13 PM

“Sorry for putting that ridiculously hot Playmate onstage at the presidential debate”
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No they’re not lol

Reaganite Republican on May 7, 2012 at 8:16 PM

Carràmba! !

profitsbeard on May 7, 2012 at 8:16 PM

What? Did she get a new haircut?

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 8:18 PM

So this is how you win the Hispanic vote.

Mark1971 on May 7, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Oh don`t be sorry. ;)

ThePrez on May 7, 2012 at 8:21 PM

I’ll be in my bunk…

:p

turfmann on May 7, 2012 at 8:21 PM

What’s her stance on illegal immigration?

SouthernGent on May 7, 2012 at 8:21 PM

Bi-partisan support!

WordsMatter on May 7, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Romney/Orayen 2012!

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 8:22 PM

I’m changing my mind in illegal immigration

faraway on May 7, 2012 at 8:22 PM

And for our debates?
Wolf-freakin’-Blitzer.

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on May 7, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Hey Secret Service, do y’all wanna give protection to the Mexican candidates ?

burrata on May 7, 2012 at 8:22 PM

Let’s see if Kate Upton shows up onstage at one of the Romney/Obama debates this fall.

Bitter Clinger on May 7, 2012 at 8:23 PM

I forgive you Mexico’s electoral authority, Im going to go ahead and give you a pass.

boogaleesnots on May 7, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Is anyone gonna Holder?

/

Key West Reader on May 7, 2012 at 8:24 PM

Okay, if the guys didn’t look, they’re gay

If the woman looked, she’s gay.

BobK on May 7, 2012 at 8:24 PM

What? Did she get a new haircut?

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 8:18 PM

No , but a shave.

the_nile on May 7, 2012 at 8:25 PM

Professional woman’s thaught bubble:

“A donde esta tu Papa, butana?”.

Key West Reader on May 7, 2012 at 8:29 PM

iRack

burrata on May 7, 2012 at 8:29 PM

I bet she could get an H1-B. Bill Clinton would sponsor it.

Hell, I’d sponsor it!

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM

I don’t get it. What’s the problem?

Curtiss on May 7, 2012 at 8:31 PM

Admittedly, the cocktail dress was totally out of context. And the cleavage was gratuitous. But in a Latin country, this is supposed to be normal. In Italy, for example, she’d be hosting a children’s show on Sunday morning.

keep the change on May 7, 2012 at 8:33 PM

…I hope all three guys were thankful for the podiums that covered for them! I would have needed it to keep standing…and for the cover!

KOOLAID2 on May 7, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Has anyone ever flipped to a telenovela? There’s always an unnecessary chica bonita showing an unnecessary amount of cleavage. What’s the outrage?

Maybe our debates could use something like this. Unless of course you trust that the media will faithfully convey Romney’s exact positions and words to the low-info voters.

Transpo on May 7, 2012 at 8:37 PM

I bet she could get an H1-B. Bill Clinton would sponsor it.

Hell, I’d sponsor it!

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM

Clinton would get a private audience with her first.

Bitter Clinger on May 7, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Julia Orayen has my vote!

Where there other candidates?

GarandFan on May 7, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Has anyone ever flipped to a telenovela? There’s always an unnecessary chica bonita showing an unnecessary amount of cleavage. What’s the outrage?

Maybe our debates could use something like this. Unless of course you trust that the media will faithfully convey Romney’s exact positions and words to the low-info voters.

Transpo on May 7, 2012 at 8:37 PM

This would certainly be a way to get more people to pay attention to the debates.

Bitter Clinger on May 7, 2012 at 8:39 PM

Maybe our debates could use something like this.
Transpo on May 7, 2012 at 8:37 PM

I nominate Baanie Fwank , in a similar dress !

burrata on May 7, 2012 at 8:41 PM

They should get this lady to be a hostess for that jihad trial. If the Muslim terrorist can’t stand to look at a woman’s ankle, I’d dearly love to see what would happen when Orayen calmly walked into the courtroom.

jwolf on May 7, 2012 at 8:41 PM

So… which lucky sod got to ‘TSA’ her before she got on stage?

CPT. Charles on May 7, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Has anyone ever flipped to a telenovela? There’s always an unnecessary chica bonita showing an unnecessary amount of cleavage. What’s the outrage?

A physical impossibility.

F-

BobMbx on May 7, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Good to see the Mexicans treat their politics and problems as seriously as the Dems.

kim roy on May 7, 2012 at 8:42 PM

I’d much rather have, say, Christina Hendricks, offering a box o’ questions to the candidates than watch someone pretending to be an objective journalist ask them.

de rigueur on May 7, 2012 at 8:43 PM

One can only hope the ratings for future Mexican election debates skyrockets. I gaurantee one of our networks will try this stunt at one of the debates they put on.

It could be the newest red carpet event for celebrities to be seen at. I can see the headlines now. ‘Megan ‘a’ Fox at the debate. Mitt caught ogling her cleavage. Clinton machine mobilizing to eliminate term limits.’

FireDrake on May 7, 2012 at 8:47 PM

I have traveled all over Mexico, by car, bus, hitch hiked, plane and even ultralight and I will tell ya that there is a chick like that painted on every mechanic shop in that country.
What is so funny is that that body ideal is so atypical to the actual female population.

They are a funny people.

esnap on May 7, 2012 at 8:49 PM

So this is how you win the Hispanic vote.

Mark1971 on May 7, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Better than pandering to Teh Gheys…

/

Seven Percent Solution on May 7, 2012 at 8:50 PM

It appears to be obvious there were 4 boobs on the stage who wished they got as much attention.

chickasaw42 on May 7, 2012 at 8:51 PM

It appears to be obvious there were 4 boobs on the stage who wished they got as much attention.

chickasaw42 on May 7, 2012 at 8:51 PM

Actually, one of those 4 had boobs of her own.

BobMbx on May 7, 2012 at 8:53 PM

Julia Orayen has my vote!

Where there other candidates?

GarandFan on May 7, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Who knew “The life of Julia” was better in Mexico.

the_nile on May 7, 2012 at 8:54 PM

No apology needed here! That has done more for international relations than anything else has lately.

bluemarlin on May 7, 2012 at 8:55 PM

Is that her aeriola showing?

jake49 on May 7, 2012 at 8:56 PM

OK, let’s get scholarly about this:

In Latin, the Romans would never say “big-titted.” Instead, they’d say something that might seem odd to our way of thinking: “deep-bosomed.”

In other words, they saw the outer surface of the breasts as the external surface of the overall body. In modern culture, by contrast, we conceive of breasts as extending outward from the chest or ribcage. But the Romans did not: they saw “cleavage” as a crevice in an existing structure; that the breasts were essentially like internal organs.

A woman’s “size” was not measured by how far her breasts extended outward from her body, but rather how deep the crevice of her cleavage was.

This peculiar linguistic view was probably influenced by the way that Roman clothes squished the boobs together, not unlike clothes in Minoan or Shakespearean times. Not “lift and separate,” but rather “lift and smoosh together.”

And that was your classics lesson for today.

See? Even a boob thread can be educational.

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 8:58 PM

I bet she could get an H1-B. Bill Clinton would sponsor it.

Hell, I’d sponsor it!

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM

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Clinton would get a private audience with her first.

Bitter Clinger on May 7, 2012 at 8:38 PM

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None of his girls (at least the ones we know about) were any where near as HOT as this Mexican Playmate. I’m not sure he’d go for her.

listens2glenn on May 7, 2012 at 9:01 PM

And that was your classics lesson for today.

See? Even a boob thread can be educational.

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 8:58 PM

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That was educational.

Thanks! : )

listens2glenn on May 7, 2012 at 9:03 PM

That’s the level of Mexican politics. What’s the surprise? It’s not as if Mexico is run like a real country.

They should just make the breasts president. They’re as useful as any Mexican president would be. And the breasts wouldn’t come to America, go into our Congress and complain about what a nasty and terrible nation we are (that Mexico has been lucky enough to leech off of for their pathetic existence).

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on May 7, 2012 at 9:05 PM

So basically the Mexican debates have become like the rest of Mexican television.

terryannonline on May 7, 2012 at 9:06 PM

shazam!

ted c on May 7, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Well, at least this Julia isn’t a figment of the Re-Elect Pres. Obama campaign.

Sgt Steve on May 7, 2012 at 9:12 PM

listens2glenn-
“I’m not sure he’d go for her”.

Hillary, on the other hand–

countrybumpkin on May 7, 2012 at 9:13 PM

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 8:58 PM

That sort of makes sense from a convoluted perspective.

Interesting. Thanks for the lesson.

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 9:14 PM

listens2glenn on May 7, 2012 at 9:01 PM

Yes, my mistake. You are correct.

I gave him too much credit.

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 9:15 PM

terryannonline on May 7, 2012 at 9:06 PM

Our weak bodies are but perishable containers.
No use finding happiness in Earthly treasures.

We are empty vessels trying to be filled with
Your love and mercy.
I have everything but still I am thirsty.

Come Lord and fill the void.
Quiet my soul and let me hear Your voice.

Did you write that? It’s very nice.

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 9:17 PM

So awesome bewbage aside, which one of these candidates led the debate with:

“I promise to lead Mexico into a new age of prosperity, democracy, and personal responsibility. Since the US is getting it’s “France” on and Canada is… well… Canada then Mexico needs to become the “grown-up in the room” for the sake of North America.”

Surely one of them said this. Can someone tell me? I don’t speak spanish.

rihar on May 7, 2012 at 9:17 PM

That was educational.

Thanks! : )

listens2glenn

That sort of makes sense from a convoluted perspective.

Interesting. Thanks for the lesson.

jaime

To illustrate this principle, I present a photo I took at May Day’s “Decolonization March” in Oakland, of a protester wearing “Molotov Rag” button whose anatomy clearly illustrates the Roman concept of “deep-bosomed.”

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 9:20 PM

(You didn’t think I’d let you off that easy, did you?)

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Unaboobs ?

burrata on May 7, 2012 at 9:28 PM

This is how increase male participation in a democracy.

William Eaton on May 7, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Looks like what a prostitute might wear.

Paul-Cincy on May 7, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Now, there’s a National Treasure, lemme tell ya…

BlaxPac on May 7, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Muchismo!!!

portlandon on May 7, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Got my own little ‘Fast and Furious’ going with that one.

socalcon on May 7, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Dang now why cant we have her moderating our debates?

tom2789 on May 7, 2012 at 10:00 PM

others condemned the Federal Electoral Institute (IFE) for the incident, saying it had undermined the seriousness of the debate.

Um… they do know this is Mexico, right?

Lighten up, people.

logis on May 7, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Did you write that? It’s very nice.

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 9:17 PM

Yes I did :-)

terryannonline on May 7, 2012 at 10:07 PM

So this is how to get the hispanic vote


I see trouble for both Biden and Hillary

huntingmoose on May 7, 2012 at 10:13 PM

terryannonline on May 7, 2012 at 9:06 PM

LOL…So true.

If i ever get that part of my head to work again (the part that holds languages) then maybe I can enjoy watching my TelNovellas more…

…Not that im not enjoying them now…for the cultural exposure of course!

BlaxPac on May 7, 2012 at 10:16 PM

She was dressed modestly compared to what I typically see on Spanish language television.

Wigglesworth on May 7, 2012 at 10:18 PM

She was dressed modestly compared to what I typically see on Spanish language television.

Wigglesworth on May 7, 2012 at 10:18 PM

True, but one “Wardrobe Malfunction” and she could have been the new President of Mexico…

Hell, I would have voted for her…twice..okay three times, but after that I’ll need 20 minutes and maybe a smoke.

BlaxPac on May 7, 2012 at 10:22 PM

Clinton would get a private audience with her first.

Bitter Clinger on May 7, 2012 at 8:38 PM

.
None of his girls (at least the ones we know about) were any where near as HOT as this Mexican Playmate. I’m not sure he’d go for her.

listens2glenn on May 7, 2012 at 9:01 PM

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Hillary, on the other hand–

countrybumpkin on May 7, 2012 at 9:13 PM

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Yeah, how can anyone explain that?

It’s obvious why she was attracted to him . . . but what the Sam Hill attracted him to her?

listens2glenn on May 7, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Muy caliente.

Jaibones on May 7, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Too bad Pena Nieto is a closet homosexual, he might have enjoyed the view.

Rambotito on May 7, 2012 at 11:09 PM

I bet she could get an H1-B. Bill Clinton would sponsor it.

Hell, I’d sponsor it!

jaime on May 7, 2012 at 8:30 PM

H1-B? More like H38_DD

/Come on, nobody saw this coming?

AZfederalist on May 7, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Good news if I ever read–er–saw it!

Sherman1864 on May 7, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Her boobs are probably smarter than the boobs she gave the envelopes to!
They certainly are better looking!

Bubba Redneck on May 7, 2012 at 11:53 PM

AP Newsflash: Bill Clinton announces he is running for Mexican president, mostly for the debates.

Smedley on May 8, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Sorry for putting that ridiculously hot Playmate onstage at the presidential debate?

I’d vote for her.

coldwarrior on May 8, 2012 at 3:57 AM

If the French had “discovered” her, they would have named her, ‘Grand Tetons‘.

What?? They already did something like that? Drat.

:P

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on May 8, 2012 at 4:19 AM

Need to do this at all debates!

Men have a significant reduction in cognitive abilities.

Scientific American article

Having someone this attractive wandering around the stage will go a long way to showing us how the candidates will react to that 3AM phone call. *grin*

Nathan_OH on May 8, 2012 at 9:06 AM

To illustrate this principle, I present a photo I took at May Day’s “Decolonization March” in Oakland, of a protester wearing “Molotov Rag” button whose anatomy clearly illustrates the Roman concept of “deep-bosomed.”

Zombie on May 7, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Why do think about ‘Amazon Women on the Moon’? I can almost hear her yelling ‘Harcourt Fenton Mudd!!!’.

Love the mullet as well…..

I’ll be in my bunk…..

Anti_anti on May 8, 2012 at 9:30 AM