March 7, 2008

Blue Indiana: (h/t Jamie)

So, let's say you're a long-shot congressional candidate who no one wants to invest in, so you're financially screwed. You finally scrap together enough coin to run a last-second television advertisement. This is your one shot to take to the airwaves with your message that you, Jon Elrod, are the candidate of competency.

Don't you think a little proof-reading would have been in order?

Amateur hour is almost over, folks, but kudos to Elrod's consulting company for making their first race a memorable one for all the wrong reasons. Read on...

It almost makes you feel sorry for the guy. Almost. It's safe to say that most of the contributors at C&L have made our share of typos, but when it comes to a paid political advertisement, the room for error is nil. The internets can be a dangerous place if you don't know what you're doing, and thus far, the GOP just hasn't figured out how to harness its energy. Never misunderestimate the power of the tubes. Is our Republicans learning?

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