Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

Linda McMahon's Suburban Slam

It's a typical Connecticut scene: two middle-aged women cruising in an SUV past perfectly trimmed yards with the radio tuned to AM 820. The setting of this ad from Republican Senate candidate and former WWE CEO Linda McMahon may be believable, but its dialogue borders on the absurd. After debating the finer points of how McMahon "tamed the traveling show world of professional wrestling," one straitlaced Nutmegger turns to the other and asks, "Think she can shake things up in Washington?" The answer, delivered in full Macho Man Randy Savage bravado: "Ooooooh yeah!"