The National Review’s Jim Geraghty put together some of the reactions to this ad from the Obama campaign. First up, Red State’s Erick Erickson had a post on the ad as well:
Cheap Tricks and One Night Stands
If you needed further proof about just how much the President has cheapened the Presidency, consider his latest ad, which not only compares voting for him for the first time to losing virginity, but also ridicules those who might not want to lose their virginity to just any politician. This is the peer group peer pressure people across the political aisle have complained about in high schools for years.
But our President is adopting it as a last minute campaign strategy. If you need any further proof we live in a fallen world destined for hell fire, consider the number of people who have no problem with the President of the United States, via a campaign ad, ridiculing virgins and comparing sex to voting.
Here’s Jim Geraghty’s post:
The Worst Political Ad of the Cycle?
The Right Scoop summarizes a mind-bogglingly bad get-out-the-vote video from the Obama campaign:
Talk about desperation. They’ve finally sunken to a new low trying to get the youth vote by comparing voting for the first time to having sex for the first time. “Your first time shouldn’t be with just anybody. You wanna do it with a great guy . . .”
Amanda Carpenter: “This ad, suggesting women should want to sleep with Obama, is disgusting.”
Dana Perino: “Who approved that new Obama campaign message? AND who pushed the video?”
Michelle Ray: “Between Julia and this new freaking ad, @BarackObama portrays women as giddy, helpless, impressionable morons.”
Biased Girl: “Is that what this administration thinks Real women are like?”
Kathryn Lopez: “It’s as if every day the Obama campaign gives me another reason to see how clearly we a new president — for the sake of our politics and our culture.”
Adrian Gray: “That Lena Dunham ad was a very risky move for any campaign. And even more surprising it was approved by the father of two girls.”
Liz Mair: “So voting for Obama is like losing your virginity? A dude cooked that one up, right? Because for us girls, that means you’re saying it’s painful.”
Stacy Washington: “The #MyFirstTime ad is the height of vulgarity. Tell me #Democrat Moms: Is this how you want the president talking to your daughters?”
Andrea Chapman: “You don’t want your first time to be with #Obama because his stimulus package didn’t deliver as promised.”
Kat McKinley: “Does one get the feeling Hugh Hefner is running the Obama campaign?”
Kristina Ribali: “Be careful ladies . . . You don’t want to be punished with an Obama.”