Favourite Political Speech… Ever

I was so happy that the folks at Countdown decided to include this stellar bit of “performance art” in their grab bag of year-end favourite moments earlier this week. Even after countless viewings, the ferociously impassioned (albeit wildly unhinged) oratory of Republican hopeful Phil Davison vying last September for a minor political office in Ohio still has all the riveting power of an spectacular train wreck.

Apparently, Davison was completely shocked by the reaction to this video taken by a local reporter at the event after it hit the Huffigton Post and then quickly went viral on the Internets. Described by those who know him as a generally “quiet” and “introverted” person, it seems this was his earnest notion of how a rousing political stump speech is meant to be delivered.

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6 Replies to “Favourite Political Speech… Ever”

  1. Amen, brother.

    Hey, I hear that Jimmy McMillan is going to run for president in 2012. Won’t that be a blast? I think we can all get behind his platform because, the rent IS too damn high!

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