One of the most bizarre political ads brings a collection of creative and interesting responses from California Republicans.
California senatorial candidate Carly Fiorina (R) on Wednesday released a highly unusual attack ad featuring a red-eyed man dressed as a sheep crawling on all fours in a meadow. The spot prompted a wave of jokes on Twitter overnight, as well as some deftly calculated mockery from critics of her campaign, including her opponents.
The point of the ad is to deliver a message about Fiorina's opponent in the Republican primary, Tom Campbell: The economics professor and former congressman is running on a platform of fiscal restraint, but the ad accuses him of just wearing fiscally conservative sheep's clothing. (Skip to 2:25 in the video above if you just want to see the glowing eyes.)
It didn't take long before the ad went viral online. Republican new media str
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