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February 04, 2010


Demon Sheep

With polls showing her losing to Tom Campbell (R) in California's U.S. Senate race, Carly Fiorina (R) releases a video attack that is the buzz of Twitter this morning -- mostly because it backfired.

It's definitely worth watching.

Jonathan Chait: "The funny thing about this ad, aside from the clumsy over-the-top quality, is the metaphor... And what's the metaphor the ad uses? Sheep. But not in a disparaging way. The good politicians are sheep, doing what Grover Norquist tells them to do. Campbell, the ad tells us, is only pretending to be a sheep, but he's really a wolf. So vote for the sheep."

Here's the advertisement:














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