Friday, August 01, 2008


Jumping The Shark (-infested Red Sea)

Okay, so the "Celebrity" ad was, depending on one's point of view, dumb, devious, subtly racist, not-so-subtly sexist, etc. Regardless, it was controversial and got the Obama campaign to overreact and start talking about who's on the dollar bill (reminding some of us of the great line from Public Enemy "Most of my heroes don't appear on no stamp.")

Of course, the McCain camp couldn't let a good thing stand. Instead, they step on their own message -- with an ad that I assumed came from "The Daily Show". Seriously, it's that good a parody. Except, it's not a parody. Nope, it's the first thing you see when you go to the McCain web-site today.

Here it is, in all of it's glory:

Tell me I'm not the only one who had this thought: "But, isn't McCain old enough to have been advising Moses in that 'Escape From Egypt" campaign?

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