STONE COLD FOX  2:03 pm September 17, 2008

Watch Sarah Palin’s First Political Ad From Back In The Day

by Jim Newell

Here’s a budget commercial for a small-town plumbing and carpentry business… oh no it’s a political ad! And it’s Sarah Palin’s first political ad, in fact, from her mayoral campaign in the global city of Wasilla. The background music is some cheap ’70s parlor jazz straight out of your favorite wood-paneled cocktail lounge, and Sarah pushes her kids on the damn municipal swing set. And if you swing just high enough on that swing set, you can see Russia and its nukes. Know? [YouTube]

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MathewBrooks September 17, 2008 at 2:06 pm

Worst production values EVAR!

MathewBrooks September 17, 2008 at 2:07 pm

Obvs they blew their entire production budget on mortar for her hair.

loudmouthredhead September 17, 2008 at 2:08 pm

But it’s got that there small town music and everythin’, doncha know. Her hair needs some fixin’ though.

“Responsible individuals” my ass, lipstick.

soytrucknutz September 17, 2008 at 2:08 pm

When they walk away from the swing set she is leading them to the place where they make babies.

irisheyes September 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm

Why was their election day October 1st?! Isn’t that usually Election Day in Russia? WOLVERINES!

V572625694 September 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm

You get the same feeling watching her that you do watching Dana Perino: she’s so pretty, even with that hillbilly-on-prom-night hair. But then you have remind yourself that “pretty” does not necessarily mean “good.”

greatgooglymoogly September 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm

Compare and contrast:



“What hath God wrought?”

Cogito Ergo Bibo September 17, 2008 at 2:10 pm

Her slogan was “A new mayor for Wasilla”? Wow. Her creativity astounds me. After all, on one else could possibly lay claim to that one! Except, well, of course, everyone who isn’t currently the mayor.

greatgooglymoogly September 17, 2008 at 2:11 pm

Well, at least now we know why she wears those glasses: she’s totally cross-eyed. Looks like a moose in the cross-hairs.

Da Derga September 17, 2008 at 2:11 pm

That music was from when porn actresses had thick, luxuriant bushes.

Cogito Ergo Bibo September 17, 2008 at 2:12 pm

[re=99138]Cogito Ergo Bibo[/re]: Or “no one.” I be a bad typist.

Tawmn September 17, 2008 at 2:12 pm

A heartbeat away…

HedonismBot September 17, 2008 at 2:12 pm

Here is a link to another local teevee commercial produced by the same company.

rightofmiddle September 17, 2008 at 2:12 pm

If only you would research the young Obama in the same fashion.
Think he might have something to hide from his MSM groupies.

WadISay September 17, 2008 at 2:13 pm

[re=99135]V572625694[/re]: Have you not been told? Do not gaze directly into the eyes of the beast.

medievalist September 17, 2008 at 2:13 pm

That voice — like fingernails on the blackboard of the American soul.

Itsjustme September 17, 2008 at 2:14 pm

Still looks like a bitch to me.

S.Luggo September 17, 2008 at 2:14 pm

[re=99131]soytrucknutz[/re]: The Prayer Cave?

shoeho September 17, 2008 at 2:14 pm

[re=99136]greatgooglymoogly[/re]: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! I knew SP reminded me of someone. How could I forget Kitty! Hell, I live in FL, albeit on the right coast (in this case, right is more left). Who could ever forget K…..need….more…

mookworthjwilson September 17, 2008 at 2:15 pm

Wasilla! A city on the…grow?

nietzscheprojectile September 17, 2008 at 2:16 pm

Energetically determined to destroy you.

Miller September 17, 2008 at 2:17 pm

I thought she had the look of a kid spinner. And on a dirty tire to boot. You can’t trust those types with the important state business of grudge-enacting and low level grift.

mookworthjwilson September 17, 2008 at 2:18 pm

[re=99145]rightofmiddle[/re]: What was Walnuts! doing in 1982??? Getting ready to have the US Government spend billions of dollars saving failed savings and loans run by his friends!!!!

S.Luggo September 17, 2008 at 2:19 pm

[re=99153]mookworthjwilson[/re]: “Grow” is Wasillan for crystal.

WIDTAP September 17, 2008 at 2:20 pm

[re=99139]greatgooglymoogly[/re]: This statement is completely prejudiced against Sarah and other suffers of Amblyopia. Shame on you sir! Clearly Obama is not showing the differently sighted proper respect.

Texan Bulldoggette September 17, 2008 at 2:21 pm

[re=99135]V572625694[/re]: Dana Perino pretty? Mmmm….not so much. She’s also single as are SheBeast Coulter & KO’s ex Ingraham (who had to adopt a brown baby because obviously no man would marry her & then impregnate her). These women all sold their souls for the greater Republican cause, but when the minimum wage aide at the nursing home is assaulting them & stealing their money, guess they can die happy, right?

pondscum September 17, 2008 at 2:23 pm

Wow. That hair. The pageant coaches must be proud.

nietzscheprojectile September 17, 2008 at 2:25 pm

[re=99145]rightofmiddle[/re]: Oy, non MSM does not mean credible.

HedonismBot September 17, 2008 at 2:26 pm

[re=99144]HedonismBot[/re]: Maybe this link will work better:

Maus September 17, 2008 at 2:31 pm

So how about that 4chan hacking Palin’s yahoo mail?

I’m sure all the interesting stuff has been long deleted, but this is still hilarious.

Vanity Smurf September 17, 2008 at 2:32 pm

I bet Kitty Harris feels totally jilted over not being picked for veep.

S.Luggo September 17, 2008 at 2:32 pm

[re=99166]Texan Bulldoggette[/re]: Perino’s married, albeit to a European … so the marriage might not really count.

slackdaemon September 17, 2008 at 2:33 pm

brush script!1!11
my eyes…they BURNN

Johnny Zhivago September 17, 2008 at 2:34 pm

Have you ever been to a PTA meeting???

If you have – you KNOW – how scary this is!

loudmouthredhead September 17, 2008 at 2:35 pm

[re=99140]Da Derga[/re]: Win

Texan Bulldoggette September 17, 2008 at 2:38 pm

[re=99180]S.Luggo[/re]: Ooops…thought I read an article that said she wasn’t married. But, yeah, I stick by comments about the other two; two meaner/nastier women would be hard to find (other than Mother Sarah & even she found someone to marry her).

slithy_tove September 17, 2008 at 2:40 pm

I hear a loud thud and murmur as the producers and casts of MadTV and Saturday Night Live fall to their knees in unison, praying for a McCain/Palin win.

Advocatus_Diaboli September 17, 2008 at 2:40 pm

Is this the type of ad that paid for Wayne’s World? Jesus, talk about a fucking abortion.

Anonymous Office Zombie September 17, 2008 at 2:43 pm

[re=99135]V572625694[/re]: Word. The prettiness it is like brain-kryptonite. But then she starts talking with the accent and the stupidity and the spell is broken.

Guppy06 September 17, 2008 at 2:44 pm

[re=99145]rightofmiddle[/re]: Research in the same fashion as what, watching Fox News? See that little logo in the bottom left-hand corner? The tool that appears at the very end of the video?

Two Troll Points for being at least vaguely on-topic, though.

Advocatus_Diaboli September 17, 2008 at 2:45 pm

[re=99145]rightofmiddle[/re]: Hey,that’s great. Barry had Pakistani friends and Pakistan exports heroin. Great investigative journalism there. Now why don’t you go fuck off.

loudmouthredhead September 17, 2008 at 2:46 pm

[re=99128]MathewBrooks[/re]: Where do you think that $20 Mil city debt came from? Giving Bristol secret abortions? hahahaaha…well…hmm

InsidiousTuna September 17, 2008 at 2:47 pm

[re=99143]Tawmn[/re]: 50 SPF away.

fuzznuts September 17, 2008 at 2:49 pm

A preview of the future, her daughter whatshername was a swinger
even then, and her son had to have someone hold his hand.
He can expect to be passed around the barracks (ummm, almost
sounded like Baracks) just like a party favor. Good thing he didn’t
pick the Navy to avoid jail time, he’d learn how to play submarine
really quickly. All in all, not a bad ad if, as it seems, it was shot
with a $38.00 budget on their home VHS camcorder and her finger
nails on the chalkboard voice was recorded with 2 tin cans and
a piece of string.

Whiskeybaby September 17, 2008 at 2:51 pm

Some other, better, commenter than me observed recently that she looks as though she’s fallen face-first into a big pile of Max Factor makeup, and I concur.

stew September 17, 2008 at 2:52 pm

Still say she might not make it to Novemeber. Stonewalling the troopergate investigation, a family that gives “white trash” a bad name (mom in law serving lye to a kid???), a growing list of outright lies and her general stupidy could sink her yet. She could still get a nice morning show out of it on public access.

njdon September 17, 2008 at 2:53 pm

not bad. i bet gwb couldn’t do as well.
and the music probably is original. not stolen copyrighted stuff like republicans usually have.

DangerousLiberal September 17, 2008 at 2:58 pm

[re=99127]MathewBrooks[/re]: This looks and sounds like one of those “Social Hygiene” movies from the fifties. But in living “color”!

4everjung September 17, 2008 at 3:00 pm

That ad made me all happy until mean old Alan popped up in the end like some kind of librul stalker.

Clancy_Pants September 17, 2008 at 3:00 pm

She convinced me.. I think she be Mayor of Whatsiisilla

njdon September 17, 2008 at 3:00 pm

must add: intrade is carrying mccain bullshit. an electoral map which is a sleazy, sneaky ad showing mccain winning. the thing is obama is now pulling ahead in the actual intrade market after being behind for about a week.

Gopherit v2.0 September 17, 2008 at 3:07 pm

Wow! She’s so spunky! I was waiting for Richard Gere to come in in his limo and take her away from her life of whoring!

Tawmn September 17, 2008 at 3:07 pm

[re=99198]InsidiousTuna[/re]: hahaha that is teh funny!

RadioFreeBabylon September 17, 2008 at 3:14 pm

Putin is calling Ahmadinejad right now and they are sharing a hearty laugh.

This can’t be good for the country, no matter how hard Frum, Hannity, Kristol and the rest of the lying dogs spin it. I think Fiorina said what she did yesterday to get off the surrogate trial and head back home. She’s got plenty of cash and doesn’t need to make this offensive defense any longer.

V572625694 September 17, 2008 at 3:17 pm

[re=99166]Texan Bulldoggette[/re]: [re=99180]S.Luggo[/re]: Well, I should’ve said, “pretty for a politician.” Because compared to, say, Dennis Hastert or Alan Greenspan — or that Fran Townsend hack our Wonkette was hot for a while back — Dana’n’Sarah are quite do-able, with or without their souls. De gustibus non disputandum and all that…

natteringnaybob September 17, 2008 at 4:05 pm

Still sounds like Stifler’s mom.

wallythepug September 17, 2008 at 4:16 pm

Not that I would know, but that actually sounds like 70′s porn music.

RobPetrified September 17, 2008 at 4:54 pm

The First Pitbull shall henceforth be known across this great land as Sarah Heath Palin.
‘Cause she’s such a rock solid feminist that she wouldn’t EVER give up her own name until instructed to do so by “Newt” Gingrich and her GOPAC overlords.
Will she too take on the moniker of a reptile to match her demeanor?
Stay tuned, boys and feminine Americans.

seriesoftubescleaner September 17, 2008 at 5:36 pm

Positively Unqualified

sanantonerose September 17, 2008 at 8:01 pm

Ohhhh oh, they say she’s got to go

Go go waaaaaaaaaah-zilla!


civan93 September 17, 2008 at 10:04 pm

My internet is via some cable as slow as dialup and it put stops and pauses in the video. Which made it somewhat better. Because then, with the pauses, it was at least ironic.

Supernatural_Delegate September 17, 2008 at 11:41 pm

I think my comments are not working anymore…

Snarkfest September 18, 2008 at 1:20 am

Is she just.. a little… cross-eyed without the frames?
Maybe it’s just a temporary thing- from staring down those red Ruskies every night.

soggybottomboy September 18, 2008 at 12:33 pm

Mmm… I bet her hair smells Pert Plus.

babspmalone September 18, 2008 at 6:54 pm

How come you need TV ads in a town of 7,000 people?

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