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Picture Government ad of the day

posted at 11:24 am on February 26, 2014 by

Your tax dollars at work, from HHS.gov’s official Twitter account:

Much embarrass. So incompetence. Very paternalism.

Update: Dylan Byers at Politico predicts “backfire”:

Twitter memes are for Twitter, not for $2 trillion government programs that force you to participate anyway.

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I can’t believe this.

* facepalm *

BabyGrace on February 26, 2014 at 11:28 AM

On the other hand, I do believe this. Obama’s base.

HiJack on February 26, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Comic sans. How perfectly fitting.

Our country is being run by pandering fools.

somewhatconcerned on February 26, 2014 at 11:50 AM

Also, the Doge meme is pretty much done to death by now. Way to show how hip and with it you are, Democrats. Those cool cats at the rollerdisco are sure to vote for you guys now.

Cyhort on February 26, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Look at it this way…

When the burning times come -and come they will- at least we’ll know we’re facing Ewoks, rather than well-trained, disciplined Imperial Stormtroopers.

It’ll make Desert Storm look like Iwo Jima, by comparison.

Eric in Hollywood on February 26, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Rank, meet amateur.

ChanceyGardener on February 26, 2014 at 11:59 AM

its going to strike a lot of people who have never seen Doge as confusing and idiotic.

Yes on both accounts. I’ve never heard of Doge.

tommer74 on February 26, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Is Obama writing their ad copy now?
I can’t wait to see what Biden comes up with.

xdwall on February 26, 2014 at 12:04 PM

Outsourced to China, eh soldier??

texacalirose on February 26, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Oh, HHS; Obama Administation …

Advertising.

You’re doing it wrong.

Or, let me make it easier for you.
“Ur doing it rong”. Savvy?

dissent555 on February 26, 2014 at 12:33 PM

EMBRACE THE SUCK….

crosshugger on February 26, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Outsourced to China, eh soldier??

texacalirose on February 26, 2014 at 12:09 PM

This one’s more like North Korea.

Shy Guy on February 26, 2014 at 12:41 PM

What – no “Obama threatened to eat this Doge so he endorses O-Care” jokes yet?

I like a meme just as much as the next person but these people are children. Absolute children. They’re playing with people’s lives and futures here and they think it’s some big hipster game.

inviolet on February 26, 2014 at 12:49 PM

Because nothing says “We’re hip, just like those young people on the Twitterz!” like using a four month old (at least!) meme to advertise a giant boondoggle.

Good Solid B-Plus on February 26, 2014 at 12:56 PM

Just another reflection of the “Smartest Guy in the Room”.

parke on February 26, 2014 at 1:20 PM

That’s not even the legitimate Doge meme. (Not that I would know or anything, anyway…) When the government imposes a fine on me because I’ve chosen not to participate in the institutional theft known as Obamacare, can I pay my fine in Dogecoin?

This happens when the onesie-wearing, latte-sipping pajama boys (and girls) at OFA are trying to be relevant to all the Portlandia hipsters out there that haven’t signed up for Obamacare yet.

conservablogger on February 26, 2014 at 1:44 PM

So Obama is trying to sell his lies about the craptastic AHCA by using pet pictures originating from a kindergarten teacher who can’t spell “dog.” Just what I expect from this administration.

ImmigrantsWife on February 26, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Dear HHS,
Please use the attatched poster for your ACA campaign.
Al Sharpton
p.s.
I made it myself
.

resist we much

mrt721 on February 26, 2014 at 2:51 PM

Much incompetence. So tax.

Grammar Nazi on February 26, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Oh, that is so coooooooool! Gonna squirrel and get me some O-bomb-a-Care……for my Shibu Doge. Much gubmint way good.

NOMOBO on February 26, 2014 at 3:41 PM

I’ve never heard of Doge.

tommer74 on February 26, 2014 at 12:02 PM

The only Doge I know about lived in a palace in Venice.

Bigfoot on February 26, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Did Miss Teen South Carolina write this?

NoPain on February 26, 2014 at 4:21 PM

My bad. It was probably Kathleen Syphilis’ programmers for healthcare.gov that wrote it.

Answered my own question. I should have a high ranking government job.

NoPain on February 26, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Git along, little Doge.

Lanceman on February 26, 2014 at 5:12 PM

And here I was thinking that a Doge was a Venetian aristocrat. Sill me.

Chickyraptor on February 26, 2014 at 5:38 PM

Look at it this way…

When the burning times come -and come they will- at least we’ll know we’re facing Ewoks, rather than well-trained, disciplined Imperial Stormtroopers.

It’ll make Desert Storm look like Iwo Jima, by comparison.

Eric in Hollywood on February 26, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Yeah, the IRS is armed to the teeth. We will be repelled by hordes of accountants.

“and come they will”: http://www.saveamericafoundation.com/2014/01/04/open-letter-to-all-americans-across-the-united-states-from-colonel-harry-riley/

davidk on February 26, 2014 at 6:07 PM

I can’t believe this.

* facepalm *

BabyGrace on February 26, 2014 at 11:28 AM

…I know!…we pay for this!
…have you every noticed all the government departments advertising on TV and radio…”brought to you by…”…no wonder the media has become part of the politburo!

KOOLAID2 on February 26, 2014 at 7:53 PM

This reminds me of my parents embarrassing me when they tried to act cool. But now I’m paying for it.

Rusty Nail on February 26, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Pick a squirrel. Any squirrel.

Mr. Morrissey on Febuary 26, 2014

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S. D. on February 26, 2014 at 8:46 PM

This ad much offensive to Towelhead Muh-zlimz. Dogs unclean.

Doug Piranha on February 27, 2014 at 7:34 AM

How did we lose to these idiots…?

JohnGalt23 on February 27, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Just continuing in the tradition of PAJAMA BOY!

Marcola on February 27, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Leftist children running this country. It is like a Twilight Zone episode with no end.

ClassicCon on February 27, 2014 at 12:10 PM

How did we lose to these idiots…?

JohnGalt23 on February 27, 2014 at 10:53 AM

They became the majority.

Rusty Nail on February 27, 2014 at 12:27 PM

Doge is my favorite meme!! NOOOOOOOO

Publius_jr on February 27, 2014 at 12:53 PM