Herman Cain ad: He Carried Yellow Flowers


Here’s a semi-new ad by Herman Cain that you probably weren’t expecting:

I watched this ad twice and it still isn’t clicking with me. Without over-analyzing the ad, it just seems odd to me that the guy telling me to vote for Herman Cain is an arrogant and pretentious a-hole of an actor that nobody’s ever heard of.

Maybe I just don’t get it.

(h/t: BBTV)

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  • WTF?!?! Dear Mr. Cain, dig a deep, deep hole……bury this in it……. and never speak of it again. Ouch, that is going to leave a mark! 😛

  • Anonymous

    It’s a parody of the other side and how they act and operate.

    It’s also very tongue in cheek. I love the part with the chicken but I suspect most people won’t get it.

  • Anonymous

    It’s a parody of the other side and how they act and operate.

    It’s also very tongue in cheek. I love the part with the chicken but I suspect most people won’t get it.

    • Anonymous

      That’s AlfonZo Rachel from PJTV… it’s very tongue in cheek.

    • Anonymous

      I love the add and Herman Cain but have to admit I am missing the inside joke on the chicken. Wish he had a better chance. Maybe Perry/Cain

      • Anonymous

        Well, I could be wrong and just possess a filthy mind, but I think it’s a play on the “keep f*cking that chicken” thing that was big a few months ago. That’s how I took it.

      • Anonymous

        Well, I could be wrong and just possess a filthy mind, but I think it’s a play on the “keep f*cking that chicken” thing that was big a few months ago. That’s how I took it.

  • I don’t know who this guy is, so maybe there’s stuff going on here that I don’t know about. It was a little odd, but I kind of liked it. Liked the way the color thing was used, “Why’s it always gotta be about color?”. I thought it was clever, and to the point. Maybe the content is meant to be a little different, a little off so people will talk about it more. I remember back home there was a commerical for a local furniture store- they guy DROVE ME NUTS every time I heard his voice. I always hated that commercial, but I knew the guy’s name. Advertising does that a lot. Even if you hate it, you will know the person, you will know their product, and studies show that more people do end up buying from that business. Good for Cain! 🙂

  • Anonymous

    Yellow Flower Bitch Slap!

  • Anonymous

    Yellow Flower Bitch Slap!

  • cockadoodle doo ma’am, that blonde lady sorta looked like Ann Coulter

    • Actually she looks like Bo Derrick.

  • Anonymous

    Zo !

  • Was that Alphonso Rachel in the Bowler? There were some good moments here, but being promoted by a jerk (even if he’s just pretending) may not be the best idea.

    • Anonymous

      Cain apologized to muslims.
      He is done
      finito
      over

      • Anonymous

        that did it for me as well….too bad, I kind of liked Cain.

      • Sorry dude, you’re wrong on all counts. He’s doing quite well. Give it up. Your tactics aren’t working. Naysayers just inspires him and his supporters even more.

  • Orange Shaman

    This ad has a nice “art house” touch to it…but unfortunately for Mr. Cain that’s not enough to make me trust him.

  • Anonymous

    Do ya think the bendy straw and the line-prompting from the girl were hat tips to Sarah?

  • Anonymous

    It is different, and I do like western themes, but then different isn’t always better.

  • Anonymous

    Confusing and long! Should have been a single clear message.

  • Anonymous

    Confusing and long! Should have been a single clear message.

  • Anonymous

    Confusing and long! Should have been a single clear message.

  • Anonymous

    Strangest political ad I have ever seen. I got some of his meaning, but part of it is beyond me.

  • Anonymous

    Strangest political ad I have ever seen. I got some of his meaning, but part of it is beyond me.

    • You must not have seen Carlys evil sheep commercial.

  • Weird, but I’m interested if it’s just meant to get some much needed publicity. It may get that publicity, but I can’t see myself taking a candidate seriously if that’s the best they could do.

  • Why Herman, why?

  • Why Herman, why?

  • Anonymous

    I really aint votin for Caiiiin

  • This is part of “We Stand With Herman Cain” video series. Supporters submit their videos and story and if selected, a video is produced as part of “Herman Cain Stands With Us”. And actually, Nick Searcy is a fairly well known actor and a co-star of FX series “Justified”. It’s meant to be satirical. Just like Herman said, “can’t America take a joke?” Geez, lighten up guys.

  • Joe

    America is not in the laughing mood at the moment

    He should fire the writer of this ad

    He could have made a better ad at 1/2 the cost

    • Herman’s staff did not produce that video. Nick Searcy did on his own. It was meant as satire.

  • Joe

    America is not in the laughing mood at the moment

    He should fire the writer of this ad

    He could have made a better ad at 1/2 the cost

  • I used to see shorts like this at the drive-in.
    Okay.
    I’m old.

  • Oh this is sooooo good. Hilarious.

  • Anonymous

    OK, I finally watched the ad. I liked it, but it didn’t really work for me.

    Cain shouldn’t be such a tough sell. He’s got executive experience, turnaround experience, life experience, he’s not a lefty, he’s smart, he’s optimistic, and he’d destroy Obama in any debate.

    If I were not worried about his health, he’d be my second choice, right after Gov. Palin. Even so, if he beats her in the debates, then I’d gladly reconsider.

    • Palin/Cain? 😀

      • Anonymous

        Cain does well in the debates, so I think he’d handle a VP debate just fine!

        I’d like to see Allen West in the slot, but there are others, too.

  • Anonymous

    I liked it. The hot blond looked like the Bo Derek from 30 years ago.

    That’s it…I’m voting for Herman Cain (just because of this commericial). 😀

  • Josie

    Woe, I see what you mean RS. Hard way around to get to the message, odd and confusing. I get the color parody but why the whole scene and punches is strange. I don’t see many staying around to hear what it’s all about. What are they thinking in the Cain campaign.

    • Cain’s campaign staff did not produce the video. Nick Searcy submitted it as part of “We Stand With Herman Cain”. What was Herman supposed to do, reject it? I think not. Herman appreciates all his supporters, whether you agree with it or not.

  • Anonymous

    I just wasted nearly 4 minutes of my time.

  • Anonymous

    Yep, I think you over analyzed it…

  • mike neenan

    You guys need to lighten up some. The actor is from the cable series, “Justified”. He is being sarcastic. That’s humor with an edge. Liberals use humor too but they make picture books. It’s not as complicated. Rock on Herman!!

  • mike neenan

    You guys need to lighten up some. The actor is from the cable series, “Justified”. He is being sarcastic. That’s humor with an edge. Liberals use humor too but they make picture books. It’s not as complicated. Rock on Herman!!

  • Dale Wittmer

    Funny as all get out. Too bad Herman does not have a chance to get elected. Fair tax and someone who is not afraid to tell the truth as a politician. If you do not get this ad then you are on the wrong page.

  • I love it! It is fantastic! What I don’t get is anyone not understanding it’s message. At least understand that it is easy for someone to “act” a part and recite lines for the public to buy, but lines not from the heart and not representing what that someone is really about. Get real, get Mr. Cain.

  • KWM

    Too late, you already over analyzed it.

  • Anonymous

    It’s called a PARODY of Homowood.

    • Homowood? Oh, I get it. Cuz there are gay people in the movie business and you don’t like gay people. Aren’t you the clever one!

  • NorthwoodsJim

    Nick who?