New Cruz ad: Damn, it feels good to be a Clinton

posted at 10:41 am on February 12, 2016 by Ed Morrissey

As Matthew Continetti remarked on Twitter, whoever handles Team Cruz’ campaign ads deserves a raise — assuming this comes directly from the campaign, as MSNBC reported today. While Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders argued over the record of Henry Kissinger and the foreign policy of the Nixon administration, the Cruz campaign launched a pitch-perfect shot at Hillary in this Office Space spoof. Rather than destroying a printer, however, “Hillary” and two aides destroy an e-mail server while the soundtrack raps out, “Damn, it feels good to be a Clinton”:

The song itself doesn’t just attack Hillary, but also the media bias that shields her from accountability. “Lapdogs in the press keep their mouths tight, ’cause a Clinton never needs to explain why…” Ouch. It goes back to Hillary, though: “A Clinton plays the victim for promotion, a Clinton kills it off with a smile.”

This is brilliant, and not just for its cleverness. While Office Space may be 21 years old by now, it’s firmly in the cultural consciousness, a handy reference for Gen-Xers and even millennials. It doesn’t just zing Hillary and the media, it communicates to younger voters that Ted’s one of us. Neither Hillary or Bernie Sanders is even likely to know about Office Space, nor is Donald Trump, which is Cruz’ secondary target with this approach. It’s a grabber, and while it won’t instantly convert voters, it will likely get some of them to give Cruz another look just for that spark of cultural recognition.

In case you don’t recall it from the original, here’s the edited-safe-for-work clip from Office Space:

If Team Cruz wants to return to this theme, maybe they’ll cast Bernie Sanders as Milton. Maybe they can have him mumbling, “I’m going to Bern the place down,” while looking for his Red heritage.


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For the love of God, man, spare the details of your ‘Santorum’ exploits.

M240H on February 12, 2016 at 11:47 AM

And there it goes.. Coffee shot out the nose.

Now, you may have too much flair. ;)

melle1228 on February 12, 2016 at 11:49 AM

Trump won’t fight Hillary like this.

We need Cruz.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 11:51 AM

Trump was bummed when Obama didn’t pick Hillary as VP.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 11:51 AM

While Office Space may be 21 years old by now

Well it “may be” but the movie Office Space came out in 1999.

Happy Nomad on February 12, 2016 at 11:51 AM

I’m 50 and soaked in pop culture. I don’t miss much, and I didn’t get the reference.
Joseph K on February 12, 2016 at 11:20 AM

I’m about as far away from pop culture as you can get these days and I got the message. That’s what counts.

Cleombrotus on February 12, 2016 at 11:52 AM

I’ve been to a foam party. Have you?

Joseph K on February 12, 2016 at 11:40 AM </blockquote

Look out for your cornhole bud.

Buttercup on February 12, 2016 at 11:53 AM

Is there any link to the real version, not an MSNBC broadcast?

Vanceone on February 12, 2016 at 11:53 AM

Good. I’m sick of seeing ads where they attack each other.

ConstantineXI on February 12, 2016 at 10:46 AM

I don’t know, the ad showing kids playing “eminent domain” with the Trump doll was pretty good too. Pointing out the fraud of Trump in an entertaining way.

Happy Nomad on February 12, 2016 at 11:55 AM

If Team Cruz wants to return to this theme, maybe they’ll cast Bernie Sanders as Milton. Maybe they can have him mumbling, “I’m going to Bern the place down,” while looking for his Red heritage.

This.

MOgovMOproblems on February 12, 2016 at 11:59 AM

TRUMP LIKES HILLARY. HE WON’T FIGHT HER LIKE THIS.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 12:03 PM

Awesome.

ShainS on February 12, 2016 at 12:04 PM

As Matthew Continetti remarked on Twitter, whoever handles Team Cruz’ campaign ads deserves a raise — assuming this comes directly from the campaign

…has Cruz claimed he doesn’t know anything about it yet?

JugEarsButtHurt on February 12, 2016 at 12:07 PM

This current wife and girls around Donald need to be vetted as to their Porn Acting potential….just sayin’

Realdemocrat1 on February 12, 2016 at 11:31 AM

Pretty disgusting thing to say about women that you have never met.

Just because they are attractive doesn’t make them porn stars.

You can “just sayin” it all you want but pretty disgusting.

Barred on February 12, 2016 at 12:08 PM

mjbrooks3 on February 12, 2016 at 11:03 AM

You do know that the Willie Horton ad actually had an impact according to some locals, right?

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Nothing about Office Space is safe for work.

unclesmrgol on February 12, 2016 at 12:14 PM

Office Space and Roadhouse are the two ultimate male guilty pleasure films.

AYNBLAND on February 12, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Eck, rap music, changed channel.

agmartin on February 12, 2016 at 12:37 PM

Trump won’t fight Hillary like this.

We need Cruz.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 12:43 PM

GOPe + Trump will never fight this hard

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 12:46 PM

Hey, Busted Liar, liking a movie doesn’t automatically mean it’s a guilty pleasure. Why should anyone feel any guilt watching Roadhouse or Office Space?

blink on February 12, 2016 at 12:40 PM

True, own both of those on Amazon Prime.

I felt guilty that I had a Taylor Swift song on my Sirius S-seek list for awhile…

ConstantineXI on February 12, 2016 at 12:48 PM

This current wife and girls around Donald need to be vetted as to their Porn Acting potential….just sayin’

Realdemocrat1 on February 12, 2016 at 11:31 AM

Pretty disgusting thing to say about women that you have never met.

Just because they are attractive doesn’t make them porn stars.

You can “just sayin” it all you want but pretty disgusting.

Barred on February 12, 2016 at 12:08 PM

De we really need to hyperlink to the easily found on-line photos of Trump’s naked wife?

M240H on February 12, 2016 at 12:50 PM

Office Space and Roadhouse are the two ultimate male guilty pleasure films.

AYNBLAND on February 12, 2016 at 12:16 PM

Why “guilty pleasure”?
Office Space is like the Dilbert cartoons for anyone who has worked in an office environment like that – or TGI Fridays – it’s hilarious because it’s real true-to-life….
Roadhouse – standard 80s good guys vs bad guys – I see nothing “guilty” about that one either.

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 12:51 PM

LIKES HILLARY. HE WON’T FIGHT HER LIKE THIS.
AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 12:03 PM

That’s the thing. I want to trust Trump but the guy is a wild card.

Sherman1864 on February 12, 2016 at 12:52 PM

The new GOPe motto:

We always like to avoid confrontation, whenever possible. Problem is solved from your end.

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 1:06 PM

Absolutely love the ad but am kinda depressed this movie is 17 years old (1999). Ed, don’t age us any further…

Renwaa on February 12, 2016 at 1:07 PM

Trust the former Hillary campaign donor who will NEVER fight HIllary like this.

Why?

GOPe + Trump. All the same , folks.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 1:08 PM

This current wife and girls around Donald need to be vetted as to their Porn Acting potential….just sayin’

Realdemocrat1 on February 12, 2016 at 11:31 AM

Pretty disgusting thing to say about women that you have never met.

Just because they are attractive doesn’t make them porn stars.

You can “just sayin” it all you want but pretty disgusting.

Barred on February 12, 2016 at 12:08 PM

Well, Trump doesn’t care about that, unlike Cruz and that actress in his campaign ad…

TMOverbeck on February 12, 2016 at 1:12 PM

Absolutely love the ad but am kinda depressed this movie is 17 years old (1999). Ed, don’t age us any further…

Renwaa on February 12, 2016 at 1:07 PM

That means its about due for a remake/reboot – Ben Affleck as Lumburgh, Tom Hanks will be Peter, Miley Cyrus as Joanna, but she’s Peter’s daughter this time, and Stephen Root plays the owner of the company, and Gary Oldman as Milton the psychotic serial killer who kills all the consultants…..

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 1:15 PM

That means its about due for a remake/reboot – Ben Affleck as Lumburgh, Tom Hanks will be Peter, Miley Cyrus as Joanna, but she’s Peter’s daughter this time, and Stephen Root plays the owner of the company, and Gary Oldman as Milton the psychotic serial killer who kills all the consultants…..

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 1:15 PM

And of course Tim Burton will direct – so it will be a much darker view of life in the office…..

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 1:18 PM

The new GOPe motto:

We always like to avoid confrontation, whenever possible. Problem is solved from your end.

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 1:06 PM

LOLOLOLOLOL

So true!

goflyers on February 12, 2016 at 1:19 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcUCLwWCihE

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 1:20 PM

Office Space it not a guilty pleasure. Hell, I wear my love for that movie loud and proud. Got my Initech mug, my Jump-to-Conclusions mat, and my Office Space bobble head nicely displayed at work.

Side note: I met both Mike Judge and David Herman at a bar many, many years ago.

DethMetalCookieMonst on February 12, 2016 at 1:20 PM

The song itself doesn’t just attack Hillary, but also the media bias that shields her from accountability. “Lapdogs in the press keep their mouths tight, ’cause a Clinton never needs to explain why…” Ouch. It goes back to Hillary, though: “A Clinton plays the victim for promotion, a Clinton kills it off with a smile.”

Killer.

Trump would never., He likes her.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 1:21 PM

Side note: I met both Mike Judge and David Herman at a bar many, many years ago.

DethMetalCookieMonst on February 12, 2016 at 1:20 PM

Were you wearing a proper amount of flair?

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 1:22 PM

Pretty disgusting thing to say about women that you have never met.

Just because they are attractive doesn’t make them porn stars.

You can “just sayin” it all you want but pretty disgusting.

Barred on February 12, 2016 at 12:08 PM

That’s about how Trump himself talks about his daughter – and all women actually. He’s pretty disgusting that way. But then he seems to think that all people are just objects for him to manipulation, so I guess it’s no surprise that he talks about women this way – to Trump it seems that women are just looks and sex, while men are just bank accounts. Well, and now men are also poll numbers to Trump I guess.

After all, remember how Carson was a great wonderful guy, good friend and all – until he started beating Trump in the polls, then Trump morphed him into an incurable pathological child molester and YUGE liar, then when Carson was down again and claiming he was a great guy helped Trump, suddenly Carson was a great wonderful upstanding Christian man being victimized by someone else.

Trump quotes:

Trump 1990, aged 44: “I would never buy Ivana [his wife!] any decent jewels or pictures. Why give her negotiable assets?”

Trump, 1991, aged 45: “You know, it doesn’t really matter what [the media] write as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of a**.” He went on to say that the piece of a** doesn’t matter, either; any will do, so long as they are young. I guess that’s why whenever his wife hits about 40, he trades her in for a younger model. Because he’s such a refined gentleman and all.

Trump: “I don’t think my daughter Ivanka would pose for Playboy, although she does have a very nice figure. I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.” [talk about slimy & creepy!]

Another time, Trump was asked what favorite thing he had in common with his daughter, Ivanka. His reply: “well, I was going to say sex, but….” the interviewer exclaimed “WHOA, that was Hulk Hogan creepy!”

Three years earlier, the billionaire real estate mogul described Ivanka as “6 feet tall” with “the best body” during an appearance on Howard Stern’s shock jock radio show.

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Trump delivered a more-than-vaguely-sexual response when the magazine’s reporter praised Ivanka Trump, a prominent businesswoman in her own right. “Yeah, she’s really something, and what a beauty, that one. If I weren’t happily married and, ya know, her father …” he said.

According to Tucker Carlson, after he criticized Trump’s hair, Trump called him and left this message on his phone: “Yeah, but I get more p*ssy than you do”.

Trump on “Last Week Tonight” to female reporter: “I mean, we could say politically correct that look doesn’t matter, but the look obviously matters,” …” “Like you wouldn’t have your job if you weren’t beautiful.”

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 1:26 PM

ERMAGERD they needed to have a line at the end with Bernie-as-Milton looking for his little red book.

Madcap_Magician on February 12, 2016 at 1:33 PM

Office Space is not a ‘guilty pleasure’. A terrific parody of doing software work in an office environment.

TfromV on February 12, 2016 at 1:33 PM

From someone who has no clue what Office Space even is, I liked this ad. To me, it is all about the email fiasco. They should have ended it with her taking a cloth to try and erase the hard drive though.

TeaTrekkie on February 12, 2016 at 1:38 PM

The best attack ad against Her Heinousness is to parody her 3 AM phone call ad. Instead of her answering it, intersperse clips of Benghazi burning, soldiers dying, and an obviously female form laying in bed but turning away from a ringing phone next a clock with 3 am on it…

She personally left her own people to be killed without any human concern at all for what was happening. Just imagine if she was CIC, how many more Blackhawk Down moments would there be?

Neo on February 12, 2016 at 1:44 PM

Since we have some Cruz supporters here who won’t be silenced by Trumpmaniacs, here are some rebuttals—

“The Conservative Treehouse” has worked overtime to smear Sen. Cruz, and Trevor Loudon debunks its myths with facts. Dianne Marshall is another anti-Cruz mouthpiece.
http://www.trevorloudon.com/2016/02/watch-debunking-anti-cruz-myths-video/

onlineanalyst on February 12, 2016 at 1:44 PM

BTW, I hated it when I first saw it. I hardly laughed at all. I was a senior in college at the time. A few years later, I saw it again after spending some time working dead end crappy jobs. I had a very different reaction. This is one of those comedies where you have to have lived it to really appreciate the humor.

Doughboy on February 12, 2016 at 11:10 AM

..a vehicle for many undeniable work-place truths, among them:

Bob Porter: Looks like you’ve been missing a lot of work lately.
Peter Gibbons: I wouldn’t say I’ve been *missing* it, Bob.

..and..

Peter Gibbons: The thing is, Bob, it’s not that I’m lazy, it’s that I just don’t care.
Bob Porter: Don’t… don’t care?
Peter Gibbons: It’s a problem of motivation, all right? Now if I work my asss off and Initech ships a few extra units, I don’t see another dime, so where’s the motivation? And here’s something else, Bob: I have eight different bosses right now.
Bob Slydell: I beg your pardon?
Peter Gibbons: Eight bosses.
Bob Slydell: Eight?
Peter Gibbons: Eight, Bob. So that means that when I make a mistake, I have eight different people coming by to tell me about it. That’s my only real motivation is not to be hassled, that and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired.

The War Planner on February 12, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Very good ad.

It’s target audience is Millennials and the Youtube culture & it scores a direct hit.

MichaelGabriel on February 12, 2016 at 1:46 PM

I guess the Trump attack ads have backfired so he is moving on to plan b?

What a terrible candidate

weedisgood on February 12, 2016 at 1:46 PM

Free Beacon Poll: Clinton and Sanders Tied in Nevada http://freebeacon.com/politics/free-beacon-poll-clinton-and-sanders-tied-in-nevada/

Torcert on February 12, 2016 at 1:48 PM

I’m 50 and soaked in pop culture. I don’t miss much, and I didn’t get the reference.
Joseph K on February 12, 2016 at 11:20 AM

My three adult children, all in their 20s, love Office Space. I actually learned about it through them. They’ll get the reference.

NbyNW on February 12, 2016 at 1:48 PM

New Cruz ad: Damn, it feels good to be a Clinton

Um, I can’t have been the only one who noticed that Cruz’s ad casts Hillary in the role of the sympathetic protagonists in Office Space, right?

Right?

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 1:48 PM

This is awesome.

Free Indeed on February 12, 2016 at 1:54 PM

It like how the ad quietly infers same type of corruption from the IRS and Lois Lerner.

heh.

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 2:01 PM

I guess the Trump attack ads have backfired so he is moving on to plan b? What a terrible candidate

weedisgood on February 12, 2016 at 1:46 PM

I guess you missed the fact that Cruz is currently running two anti-Trump ads – and Trump is now telling people point blank that he’s an untrustworthy chameleon who just tells you whatever he thinks you want to hear. And that Donald “Anti-Political Correctness” Trump is all an act too, that he’ll be the most politically correct person you can imagine because he just does and says whatever he thinks serves HIM best in the moment. He doesn’t give a rip about principles, consistency, being trustworthy, or showing you who he REALLY is. So you can’t count on him or anything he’s saying. That’s a great candidate, right? One that does nothing BUT pander to get votes, then flip flops on a whim to whatever he feels like at that moment.

Trump: ‘I’m Capable of Changing To Anything I Want to Change To’

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 2:01 PM

The song itself doesn’t just attack Hillary, but also the media bias that shields her from accountability. “Lapdogs in the press keep their mouths tight, ’cause a Clinton never needs to explain why…” Ouch. It goes back to Hillary, though: “A Clinton plays the victim for promotion, a Clinton kills it off with a smile.”

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 2:02 PM

Um, I can’t have been the only one who noticed that Cruz’s ad casts Hillary in the role of the sympathetic protagonists in Office Space, right?

Leaping to H>illary!™’s defense as always, you might try listening to the lyrics.

F X Muldoon on February 12, 2016 at 2:04 PM

Um, I can’t have been the only one who noticed that Cruz’s ad casts Hillary in the role of the sympathetic protagonists in Office Space, right?

Right?

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 1:48 PM

And completely missed that they were allegedly destroying an email server…..

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 2:11 PM

AprilApple on February 12, 2016 at 1:20 PM

Now THAT is what you call a NUCLEAR GRENADE.

Uncork that in the presence of Trumpers and you better run.

Absolutely devastating.
The TRUTH hurts … don’t it?

Missilengr on February 12, 2016 at 2:15 PM

A+

Best ad in years in my biased opinion.

El_Terrible on February 12, 2016 at 2:16 PM

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 1:48 PM

Desperate fool tries desperate arguments. Hey, why not?

Most people haven’t seen the movie. They’ll like the ad.
A few people saw the movie. They’ll love the ad!

Wins for all, except for Clintonbots. :)

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 2:27 PM

And completely missed that they were allegedly destroying an email server…..

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 2:11 PM

Would that be interfering with the subject of an FBI investigation? Since Tlaloc (or is it one of the other trolls?) thinks the FBI is only investigating the server and not the person in charge of it?

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 2:31 PM

Would that be interfering with the subject of an FBI investigation? Since Tlaloc (or is it one of the other trolls?) thinks the FBI is only investigating the server and not the person in charge of it?

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 2:31 PM

Perhaps witness intimidation – trying to prevent the server from copping a plea deal and snitching on the rest of the conspirators……

dentarthurdent on February 12, 2016 at 2:36 PM

Since Tlaloc (or is it one of the other trolls?) thinks the FBI is only investigating the server and not the person in charge of it?

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 2:31 PM

I just reminded you of the FBI’s statement. Why you insist you know better than they do what they are investigating is for you to explain.

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 2:48 PM

Environuts will claim they polluted the field with the pretty grass.

ru2sel on February 12, 2016 at 2:52 PM

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 2:48 PM

No, numbnuts. It’s yours to explain how they could even remotely mean that, since an inanimate object can’t commit a crime or violate national security. Only a person can.

Or are you now arguing for server rights?

You’re a pro-Dem tool either way.

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 3:27 PM

No, numbnuts. It’s yours to explain how they could even remotely mean that, since an inanimate object can’t commit a crime or violate national security. Only a person can.

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 3:27 PM

Now I have to explain the FBI‘s statement?

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 3:33 PM

“The Conservative Treehouse” has worked overtime to smear Sen. Cruz, and Trevor Loudon debunks its myths with facts. Dianne Marshall is another anti-Cruz mouthpiece.
http://www.trevorloudon.com/2016/02/watch-debunking-anti-cruz-myths-video/

onlineanalyst on February 12, 2016 at 1:44 PM

Thanks so much for posting that. I’ve been utterly disgusted with Conservative Treehouse blatantly being in the tank for Trump while smearing Cruz with false information. I gave up even visiting their site because of this very issue. They’ve lost a tremendous amount of my respect as a result of all the false info – but this is the first concise debunking of their anti-Cruz garbage that I’ve seen. I’ll likely start checking them again every now and then after the election. I’ve always taken their stuff with a large grain of salt, but if I do go back some after the election, I’ll view anything there with a huge amount of skepticism. They really blew it horribly on the Trump & Cruz issues.

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 3:39 PM

I just reminded you of the FBI’s statement. Why you insist you know better than they do what they are investigating is for you to explain.

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 2:48 PM

Uh-huh. So then we can all expect the FBI to recommend indicting and jailing the SERVER, not a person, right? Is there a special jail for computer servers? Do they get solitary confinement?

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Now I have to explain the FBI‘s statement?

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 3:33 PM

No, you have to explain your idiotic interpretation.

GWB on February 12, 2016 at 3:53 PM

That add is awesome.

C-Low on February 12, 2016 at 3:56 PM

Uh-huh. So then we can all expect the FBI to recommend indicting and jailing the SERVER, not a person, right? Is there a special jail for computer servers? Do they get solitary confinement?

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Or you could not be a petulant child…

Up to you.

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 4:01 PM

Or I could stop being a petulant child…

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 4:01 PM

Well you should…but why now?

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 4:29 PM

Or you could not be a petulant child…

Wherein Tlaloc once again shows his stupendous lack of introspection.

F X Muldoon on February 12, 2016 at 4:29 PM

That’s a good ad…Cruz is attacking liberals, as he should.

right2bright on February 12, 2016 at 4:37 PM

Well you should…but why now?

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 4:29 PM

Says the person who just lied about what I actually said.

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 4:50 PM

Wherein Tlaloc once again shows his stupendous lack of introspection.

F X Muldoon on February 12, 2016 at 4:29 PM

+1
He’s a pigeon and a projector. :)

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 4:54 PM

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 4:50 PM

Not a lie…a correction. :) You ought know that by now…

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 4:55 PM

Not a lie…a correction. :) You ought know that by now…

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 4:55 PM

You attributed a quote to me that I never said without indicating you had changed the quote. That makes it a lie and you a…well you know…

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 5:33 PM

Uh-huh. So then we can all expect the FBI to recommend indicting and jailing the SERVER, not a person, right? Is there a special jail for computer servers? Do they get solitary confinement?

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 3:42 PM

Actually, that’s not as incredulous as you’d think, what with all the dirty tricks local law enforcement pulls in regards to civil asset forfeiture (e.g. “City of Dallas vs. $200,000 in cash”), so FBI vs. HP Workgroup Server” could be a possibility.

TMOverbeck on February 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM

This is stupid. Why do campaigns spend money on this crap? A couple of guys smashing a printer, to rap music.

cimbri on February 12, 2016 at 6:10 PM

This is stupid. Why do campaigns spend money on this crap? A couple of guys smashing a printer, to rap music.

cimbri on February 12, 2016 at 6:10 PM

#didn’tseethemovie

22044 on February 12, 2016 at 7:14 PM

Um, I can’t have been the only one who noticed that Cruz’s ad casts Hillary in the role of the sympathetic protagonists in Office Space, right?

Right?

Tlaloc on February 12, 2016 at 1:48 PM

It’s been years since I saw the movie, but if I recall the protagonists committed a small crime and tried to give the money back, which was part of why they were sympathetic.

Hillary has the crime down, but magnified 1000 x while refusing to acknowledge she did anything wrong, and without any attempts to correct or atone for what she did.

I think it brings out a nice contrast and demonstrates how amoral and evil Hillary really is. The contrast between 3 working guys trying to put back fractions of pennies and Hillary exposing thousands of classified documents-possibly to enable her to collect billions of dollars through the Clinton Foundation- is striking.

talkingpoints on February 12, 2016 at 7:54 PM

I’ve been a member here for a long time, but I don’t post a lot – I just don’t have the time. When a topic interests me, I read the thread.

Why is it that it seems more often than not there is the “Tlaloc” thing constantly arguing that “That is not what I said” or “You are lying about what I said” or “I never said that.”

I just gotta wonder:

Is “Tlaloc” an impossibly bad communicator that can’t get its point across?

Are HotGas posters idiots that can’t understand the finer points of its musings?

In either case, why does it bother to show up here just to be misunderstood, misquoted, or lied about?

I swear, I just can’t possibly imagine having that much free time…

JohnD13 on February 12, 2016 at 8:23 PM

Hey, Peter, Did you get the memo on the cover sheets for your TPS reports? That’d be greaaaaat.

tpitman on February 12, 2016 at 9:17 PM

Actually, that’s not as incredulous as you’d think, what with all the dirty tricks local law enforcement pulls in regards to civil asset forfeiture (e.g. “City of Dallas vs. $200,000 in cash”), so FBI vs. HP Workgroup Server” could be a possibility.

TMOverbeck on February 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM

True – these days you just can’t count on the Dept. of Just-us anymore. Wonder if they’ll give the server the death sentence…

Rational Db8 on February 12, 2016 at 10:18 PM

What’s with Cruz putting profanity in his ads? That’s not presidential. What if kids watch that ad? We can’t have a President who curses, amirite?

fossten on February 13, 2016 at 10:59 AM

This is a blog comment thread, no?

mjbrooks3 on February 12, 2016 at 11:09 AM

She’s looking for a safe zone.

Dick Richard on February 13, 2016 at 2:37 PM

What’s with Cruz putting profanity in his ads? That’s not presidential. What if kids watch that ad? We can’t have a President who curses, amirite?

fossten on February 13, 2016 at 10:59 AM

To blend with the porn stars.

Dick Richard on February 13, 2016 at 2:38 PM

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