A few days ago I noted the eery resemblance between Putin’s party “Lets Do It Together” ad and Obama for America girls’ “do it in the voting booth” tees. And now, in a desperate attempt to court them ladyparts, O released an ad starring somebody by the name of Lena Dunham comparing voting for a 50-year-old man with big ears to losing your virginity, which by some strange coincidence happened to be a remake of another Putin ad. Behold:
The 26-year-old Lena had a chance to pull the lever for O[h-oh-oh] in 08, during his virgin Presidential election because raving about the 2012 early voting is like bragging about attending a Woodstock anniversary concert. However, 08 shouldn’t be her “first time” either unless she missed the chance to vote for the guy who wed a ketchup heiress, which is hard to imagine considering her hard left tendencies. Lying about her “first time”… tisk-tisk-tisk.
On Legal Insurrection we find an Aussie “first time” commercial, and learned that Ronald Reagan once joked about voting Republican for the first time. I’m sure we can find more obscure instances if we dig deep enough, but how many of them obsess about virgin voting for a specific man? It was Putin’s campaign that got a good deal of attention in the English-speaking world just a few months ago, not some obscure Australian politician recording that looks like a public service announcement. Plus, Dunham chirps about the voting booth curtains, which sounds like something from “Lets Do It Together” electoral orgasm.
Towards the end of his vacuous 2012 campaign jump-started by “Putin’s Army” of shirt-ripping alleged co-eds, the Russian strongman issued at least three virgin ads. The most famous one had a virgin discuss her “first time” with a psychic before heading to the polling place. In the other two we watch virgins consult a doctor and a shrink.
I couldn’t find the ad with psychoanalyst, but the reference to it is here. And speaking of psychoanalysis, wasn’t O[h-oh-oh]’s mom’s maiden name Dunham? Then we learn that whereas Obama virgin ad are cool and all, and, according to The Atlantic at least, only “old white men” can find a fault with it, Putin virgin ads were “creepy”. Go figure.
Putin’s virgins were looking for a man who’d make them feel safe “like behind the brick wall”, but O[h-oh-oh]’s virgin is looking for a man who’d make her safe with regulations like The Lilly Ledbetter Act. (Lilly Ledbetter, is that her real name?) Also, Putin ‘s quaint virgin was convinced that the first time has to be “for love”, after which anything goes, presumably. O[h-oh-oh]’s virgin wants “a great guy… who cares”. She must be looking for an Earth-shattering experience… or not.
Even though Russian women outnumber their male compatriots by a greater percentage than anywhere else on Earth, Putin’s commercials are not geared towards women. His ads were designed to project the image of masculine vigor and give Russian men something to identify with. The Dwarf’s obsession with masculinity is a topic for a whole different story. The point I’m making here is that the women in his commercials are hot.
Obama, on the other hand, is targeting the single white female vote. Dunham’s ad is described “sexy”, but it’s not sexy at all. It is safe. It stars a gal whose heterosexuality is not immediately obvious making innuendos about a non-threatening man twice her age. She’s supposed to be the cool big sis — if parroting Putin is cool. It might help the President to get out the desperate college girl vote, maybe, but he should have had this demographic bagged by now.
At this point I wouldn’t be surprised if O[h-oh-oh] would produce a Slutwalk Army, sort of like Putin’s Army, but Putin rented his girls from a modeling agency. OFA will turn out moderately overweight chicks who spend their spare time filling out applications to grad schools. And in grad schools they will, once again, find themselves outnumbering the men.