Friday, April 10, 2015

Some tongue-twistin' going on up north.

The race for the Congressional election in the first district is well underway.  The race is not in the JJ neck of the woods but I found this one commercial to be pretty funny as far as such things go.


Anonymous said...

Pretty funny. Too bad his platform is so nebulous: "Fighting for Jobs"; "Fighting Big Government"; "Fighting for our Values." Specifics would be nice.

Anonymous said...

1). That is up there with Delbert's ads. Very good job on building name id in a very crowded field. An extra 2% of name id can make a huge difference.

2). "Professional politician" must be polling extremely negatively. It is the buzz word in every ad. Hasn't pretty much every candidate announced they are running against the "professional politicians" - including ones who have run for office before or are from political families? It's tiresome.

Anonymous said...

Greg Pirkle is terrible. That's why they are running ads that have nothing to do with whether he can actually do the job.

If you need estate planning done, Pick Pirkle. If you want a competent leader, skip him.

Anonymous said...

If you want an empty suit, vote for Quentin Whitwell.

Anonymous said...

Just what we need - another big company defense lawyer in DC

Anonymous said...

10:31, Whitwell will be a perfect fit for Congress.

Anonymous said...

Same guy who did Delbert's ads, right?

Anonymous said...

I thought the Pirkle ad was super lame. Sam Adcock's ad was the best of the cycle so far hands down. Adcock nor Pirkle will make the runoff. It'll be Tagert and someone else.

Anonymous said...

Looks like Quentin finally paid his past due Hinds County property tax bill though doubtful he would have if not for the attention from Jackson Jambalaya.

Don't think it will take much for the voters in the First to realize that Quentin Whitwell is a big time joke.

Anonymous said...

My favorite candidate would be a. someone who has served in the military b. is not a lawyer c. is a person of faith d. has been involved in some sort of business and has made a payroll e. agrees to run for only two terms f. will not reap cash other than the salary offered. I know...I know...unicorns

Anonymous said...

2:34, you're in luck if you live in SD 25.

Anonymous said...

Runoff between Zinn and Whitwell.

Anonymous said...

2:34 and g. pays their taxes on time

Anonymous said...

What, no "send me to Washington and I'll repeal Obamacare!"

Anonymous said...

Pirkle is a sour pickle.

Anonymous said...

All of the campaign websites are about the same. Vague phrases like "fiscal responsibility" and "limited government" then usually something thrown in about how the candidate is going to outlaw abortion and stop Obama from taking your guns.

Anonymous said...

Pirkle is a major league lightweight. He will need Chris rock appearing in ads to have a chance

Gimme Regular said...

7:38. Take a look at what we have now. Actually 'lightweights' may be exactly what we need. Just regular people.

No ambulance chasers, wannabee millionnaires or political family legacies.

Anonymous said...

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