28 Oct 2010 10:15 pm   //   Filed under: In the news, TV commericals

These ideas are crazy!

Here’s the best campaign ad I’ve seen this year:

I love it because it goes in for the kill with just five brutal words: “John Raese’s ideas are crazy!”

Craziness. That’s why the midterm election this year is so different from campaigns in the past. Thanks to the Tea Party and Palin-inspired D.I.Y. politics, there are candidates for national office who should never have made it that far. The Tea Party national candidates are inexperienced, lost, cartwheeling, and spouting ideas that are, yes, crazy. Consider:

There’s not much else to say, really, other than these ideas are crazy. I keep thinking of Barney Frank’s famous line: “Trying to argue with you would be like trying to argue with a dining room table. I have no interest in doing it.”