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« on: April 26, 2012, 05:02:59 pm »
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoPJ6P4zQ1U

I still can't stop laughing at this...
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2012, 05:04:34 pm »
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I've never seen this, and it's wholly unprofessional, but it's funny.
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2012, 05:08:38 pm »
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That's... awesome!
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2012, 05:14:24 pm »
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The guy that laughs in the background...priceless.
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« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2012, 05:33:53 pm »
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Knew this would be a Herman Cain thread.
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2012, 08:17:46 pm »
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Well, the Hermanator was the single funniest thing in the entire campaign (and recent political history), but in my book the best moment has to  be 'Oops'.
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There is a lot of humor to be mined from this as the mind of LBJ in the body of an 18 month old baby girl is quite hilarious.

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« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2012, 08:22:25 pm »
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I see your Herman Cain and raise you my Rick Perry.
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« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2012, 08:46:42 pm »
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In a normal campaign, this would be. But we had 'oops'.
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« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2012, 09:18:36 pm »
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In a normal campaign, this would be. But we had 'oops'.

If you've ever listed to the Political Junkie segment on NPR Wednesday afternoons, you know from the intro montage that "Oops." is the defining phrase of the 2012 primary season and probably the whole election.  Indeed, if it hadn't been for his Oops moments, Perry probably would be the GOP nominee right now.
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« Reply #9 on: April 26, 2012, 09:24:16 pm »
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Yeah there is no way anything is topping this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uvmKnFY4uk
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« Reply #10 on: April 26, 2012, 09:26:02 pm »
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Yeah there is no way anything is topping this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0uvmKnFY4uk

I actually found this slightly more hilarious: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21z30aNO3cA
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« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2012, 03:28:17 am »

I still maintain that "You want a job, don't you?" should've been the Cain campaign's official motto.
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« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2012, 06:13:39 am »
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« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2012, 07:50:13 am »

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jV_11_q6Hc
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« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2012, 12:34:52 pm »
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« Reply #15 on: April 27, 2012, 07:23:23 pm »
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its stuff like that which leads you to be believe Cain was just some kind of elaborate performance art prank
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« Reply #16 on: April 27, 2012, 09:07:28 pm »
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Iowa Caucus 2012:

Rick Santorum   29,839   24.54%
Mitt Romney      29,805   24.51%
Ron Paul      26,036   21.41%
Newt Gingrich   16,163   13.29%
Rick Perry             12,557   10.33%
Michele Bachmann   6,046   4.97%
Jon Huntsman, Jr.          739    0.61%
Other (+)                   405           0.33%

All things considered, Michele Bachmann's campaign was full of hilarity. I'll never forget the first time I laid eyes on this:



Or the Piers Morgan interview where she refused to defend her anti-gay politics. "I'm not judgemental!" - Classic.
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« Reply #17 on: April 27, 2012, 09:11:15 pm »
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I still think nothing can top Rick Perry's oops.

Romney had a few good moments too, mostly in that SC debate when he was like a deer in the headlights.
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« Reply #18 on: April 27, 2012, 11:29:33 pm »
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I quite enjoyed Edith and Carolyn.
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« Reply #19 on: April 28, 2012, 11:43:22 am »
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDHjPL3Pfoc
This was my favorite. Both funny and amazing.
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« Reply #20 on: April 28, 2012, 11:58:10 am »
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This, Mitt trying to compare himself to Ron Paul, and....what was the third one again?  Wink
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« Reply #21 on: April 29, 2012, 05:59:05 pm »
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There were many priceless gaffes this primary.
I think "Oops" is what we'll remember a few years from now.
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