Huck and Chuck in new macho ad
This is funny, but probably not for the reasons Mike Huckabee thinks it is. The GOP prez hopeful is launching this ad in Iowa tomorrow.
The 60-second TV ad, called ‘Chuck Norris Approved,” features Norris’ endorsement of Huckabee as a “principled, authentic conservative.” The ad also discusses Huckabee’s support for the Fair Tax, securing the border, and the 2nd amendment.
“My plan to secure the border. Two words: Chuck. Norris,” says Huckabee, who stares into the camera before it cuts away to show Norris standing beside him.
“Mike Huckabee is a lifelong hunter who’ll protect our Second Amendment rights” on gun ownership, says the tough-guy actor, who takes turns addressing viewers.
“There’s no chin behind Chuck Norris’ beard, only another fist,” Huckabee says.
“Mike Huckabee wants to put the IRS out of business,” Norris adds.
“When Chuck Norris does a push-up, he isn’t lifting himself up, he’s pushing the earth down,” Huckabee says.
“Mike’s a principled, authentic conservative,” says Norris.
In closing, Huckabee says: “Chuck Norris doesn’t endorse. He tells America how it’s going to be. I’m Mike Huckabee and I approved this message. So did Chuck.”
Some comments at the Huckabee site about the ad are below the fold.
For those who don’t know how Norris became an of-the-moment celebrity again:
1.)Master martial artist
2.)Appeared in lots of what are now cheesy martial arts films
3.)Appeared in the Walker, Texas Ranger TV show
4.)Suddenly became of the subject of internet jokes of the like seen in this ad, mainly making fun of his cheesy films (search for Chuck Norris jokes and you’ll find a ton).
5.)Conan O’Brien (a fav of college students and young adults) has been running clips of Chuck Norris films to make fun of their cheesy nature.
6.)He’s actually a well-spoken Christian conservative.
7.)WorldNetDaily (wnd.com) picked him up as a columnist and he’s since been writing lots of great serious commentaries.
Chuck has managed to turn what were jokes about him into a platform to talk about serious issues and be taken seriously by some because of his mind.
Promoting Chuck Norris for Secretary of Defense would catch on fast and make this ad really take off.
Once Again Mike has shown the character I feel is vital to be President.
He puts his focus on telling the American People who his is and what he stands for instead of trying tear down his oponents.
Yep.. I Like Mike!
Chuck Norris for vice president 2008!
Mike Huckabee for president 2008!
We need an unbreakable team of strong Christian men who can secure our borders and put an end to terrorism.