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Since we are witnessing one of the more ridiculous political campaigns featuring one of the more ridiculous politicians, I figured I'd recount my favorite ridiculous political ad. Feel free to list yours!  

For those old enough to remember when MTV still played music and had decent TV shows, yet young enough to have actually watched it, I present to you a skit from The State.  I'd have given anything to post the video, but copyright infringement has foiled us all yet again.  Hopefully the transcript will bring joy to those that remember the show.

Senator Martin Cavanaugh thinks automatic rifles should be available to pre-pubescent girls with epileptic conditions.

Arnold Brown Doesn’t.

Senator Cavanaugh voted for rabid pit bulls to be doused in gas and set loose in this city’s Alzheimer wards.

Arnold Brown voted against it.

Senator Cavanaugh thinks breathing out his back, and changing his name to Sir Jaervy Barzenblatz would be the best way to cure marsupials of their pouches.

Arnold Brown doesn’t waste his time with such nonsense....but he does use a colostomy bag.

Senator Martin Cavanaugh. A complete lunatic, but at least he doesn’t crap through his stomach into a bag.

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