Drudge is reporting that the GOP is refusing to air David Zucker’s ad that really slams Madeleine Albright by portraying her as going out of her way to help NoKo’s Kim Jong-il and Osama Bin Laden.
The DRUDGE REPORT has obtained an exclusive copy of a “scary” campaign advertisement created by Hollywood producer and director David Zucker that was intended to be used by GOP organizations in the closing weeks of the 2006 campaign.
However, the advertisement was deemed “too hot” by GOP strategists all across Washington, DC who have refused to use it!
One GOP strategist said “jaws dropped” when the ad was first viewed. “Nobody could believe Zucker thought any political organization could use this ad. It makes a point, but it’s way over the top.”
Here’s the ad. For sure, it’s almost shocking in its criticism of Albright, but is it over the top?
David Zucker has a backbone I can respect, and I will forever be a loyal fan.
Update: Hot Air links to a great ad by Move America Forward.
Hat tip Stop the ACLU.
Update II: Newsbusters reports that YouTube has flagged Zucker’s Albright ad as inappropriate.
The video sharing site YouTube, just recently purchased by Google, has once again allowed a band of determined users to censor something they don’t like.
The latest casualty is a a controversial spoof political ad by a Republican filmmaker David Zucker (producer of such films as “Scary Movie 4,” “Airplane,” among others) which depicts former secretary of state Madeline Albright, a Democrat who served in the Clinton administration, acting as a maid, servant and cheerleader for Islamic terrorists and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. After the Republican party declined to run with it, the ad was sent to Matt Drudge who splashed it worldwide by embedding it in a page on his site.
The story doesn’t end there, though. After Drudge picked it up, Democratic YouTube viewers used the site’s software to “flag” the video as “inappropriate,” a designation usually reserved for extremely violent or sexually explicit video clips. There is nothing even remotely sexual or violent in the clip. The closest thing to an explicit image in the ad is a scene in which “Albright” bends over and her skirt tears a bit in the seat, hardly the stuff that sets FCC commissioners’ hearts aflutter.
I’ve done the same thing. The video is embedded into this post, so you can see it in here rather than having to jump through hoops at YouTube.