Obama Campaign Ad Likens Voting for First Time to Losing Virginity

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imageA new Obama campaign ad was released today.  It is targeting first time voters and featured Lena Dunham talking about her first time voting.  However, you wouldn’t think that was what she was talking about at first.  Miss Dunham likened voting for the first time to a young woman’s first time having sex.  “You want to do it with a special guy.”

I supposed some of the out-of-touch, hedonistic campaign staff that President Barack Obama employs probably thought this was cute in some sort of misguided way.  Jim Messina, President Obama’s campaign manager announced this video via a tweet, “Your first time voting is important.  Trust @lenadunham-you are ready: ofa.bo/Lena

Steve Ertelt of LifeNews.com gives some back ground on Lena Dunham:

Dunham, is the creator and star of the HBO series Girls and something of a vulgar performance artist who tweets out gems like this one: “My biggest sexual fantasy is that someone busts in when I’m singing in the shower and yells “girl, where you been hiding that voice?”

Yes this is the person your 18-21 year-old should be getting voting advice from.  Well we finally found an ad that is almost as outrageous as Samuel L. Jackson’s ad telling people to “wake the f__ up.”  Well, almost…


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  • http://www.jrdeputyaccountant.com Jr Deputy Accountant

    Think about the target audience this ad is reaching out to. They fall for this crap hook line and sinker. “OMG I can totally relate to her!”

    Gross. And sad, really.

  • http://www.facebook.com/FrogGirl Chelle Adkins

    First it’s lady parts… Now it’s virginity. Seems that Obama is focused more on sex than he is the state of our economy.

  • http://twitter.com/wellbywednesday David Ramos

    Honestly I think its pretty harmless and humorous. But I’m college age – so I’m supposed to like it.

  • Jeffnwm

    basically this girl and those that voted for Obama and those that did NOT vote for Obama…all got screwed.