Simply brutal — and yet not at all angry, which is quite an achievement for a political ad. How brutal is it? Brutal enough to turn Kathleen Parker against The One.

Dude, this ad is actually capable of converting RINOs.

“Mourning in America,” which is hitting the national airwaves, is a poignant takeoff of Ronald Reagan’s iconic “Morning in America” ad. Whatever one’s political affiliation, it is impossible to watch this new ad and not feel, well, sad…

[I]t is probably fair to say that Obama’s ideas were too big for America’s appetite. It would have been nice had he made a few incremental repairs to the economy and left the transformative events for a less stressful time.

But this is not the way presidents operate. They want to make their mark, create a legacy, go down in history as having a made a difference.

Sad.

The plan now: Round up Frum, Brooks, and Christopher Buckley and make ’em watch this Ludovico style. Henceforth, every time they try to say something nice about RomneyCare, a wave of nausea hits…

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