As far as shock value goes, it’s hard to top blasting a bunny into bloody chunks with a shotgun. Yet, conservative pitchman Herman Cain has managed to do it.
In his latest ad, the former motivational speaker turned presidential candidate depicts a farmer being eaten alive by a flock of chickens, in a mime of the Reagan Administration’s famous anti-drug ad, “This is your brain on drugs.”
Except in Cain’s latest ad, the farmer is the taxpayers, and the chickens — well, they’re “big government,” naturally. Which is why they proceed to devour the farmer, leaving just a skeleton to wave at the camera as a little girl deadpans: “Any questions?”
Cain, who left the campaign trail months ago amid a flurry of sexual harassment scandals, has gone on to endorse former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), whose campaign recently started bouncing checks even as Gingrich vowed to press on until the Florida GOP convention.
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