Looking for some comedy relief, we only have to turn to the Republican presidential candidates. They don't seem to be provide real value as far as political and economic issues are concerned, but the comedic value they provide is immeasurable.
For a more serious look on the issue, however, I recommend the recent "review" of the whole Republican freak show in the German news magazine "Der Spiegel", in which the magazine called the Republican candidates "A Club of Liars, Demagogues and Ignoramuses."
A few days ago, Rick Perry has infamously released a campaign ad which has been immediately regarded by the public as anti-gay. Although in Rick Perry's defence, he probably simply didn't know what he was saying. In any case, here is the original:
This advert single-handedly broke the record on youtube (I believe) as far as the number of "dislikes" to a video are concerned:
Rick Perry's memorable advert was followed by a number of hilarious spoof adverts. Here are some of the best of them, for your pleasure:
Jesus Responds to Rick Perry's "Strong" Ad from DC Pierson
To get a little more serious again, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski delievered an epic, must-see rant regarding Newt Gingrich on "morning joe." She expressed her disgust at Newt Gingrich after he slammed the OWS-protesters.
This already happened in late November, but as Newt is now the new front-runner of the Republican freak show, Mika's rant deserves more coverage:
Many thanks and a big h/t to all of our readers who put links to some of these clips in the comments!
Hopefully you all will have a great Saturday! Next week, we will be back with more exciting stories.
AzureGhost just posted the following clip in the comments - yes, Newt Gingrich, you surely are a "mean one":