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October 15, 2005

Harlan McCraney, Presidential Speechalist


I think my all-time most popular post is the one which promoted Will Ferrell’s parody of ranch hand George Bush (Will Ferrell “Pasturizes” Bush – link).  I thought the spot (created by now-dormant voter registration group American’s Coming Together) was the best piece of satire from the last presidential election.

This recent Harlan McCraney piece — featuring comedian Andy Dick — covers some well worn ground (Bush’s abuse of the English language).  Still, it does so with a combination of flair, corn and production value that cracked me up.  Dick really makes it work.

Quicktime video here.

(referral: Jeff B.)

(image: Harlan McCraney, Presidential Speechalist.  Host site: Otis Productions. Starring Andy Dick.  Director: Russell Bates/Crossroads Films.)

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