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Old 10-24-2010, 09:48 AM
 
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What's with the gubernatorial candidates? Do they really think we're this stupid? The latest Barnes TV ad ends with "Hope they don't shoot ma cows!" - hyuk! And then Deal had the ad (that Barnes copied afterward) with the two "good 'ole boys" at the coffeeshop talkin bout da liberals and King Roy. Double hyuk!
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Old 10-24-2010, 10:42 AM
 
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I actually enjoy political ads. They're usually complete nonsense but they are fun.
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Old 10-24-2010, 10:58 AM
 
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I can't stand them. They are doing just about as good for this state's reputation as Deliverance did.

Also, Barnes said something at a recent debate that made me cringe. Something like "a skunk telling a possum that his breath stinks." It's just not the kind of thing modern people say in a debate. This isn't 1810. it's 2010.

I don't have anything against southern accents in general but honestly, some just sound "dumber" than others in my opinion. And hokey aw shucks country boy phrases coming from a big city lawyer is just ridiculous. This is coming from someone born and raised in the south.

It's a choice between the lesser of two Bubbas.
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Old 10-24-2010, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Triangle, North Carolina
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I personally think they should run a joint advertisement to go something like this: (Now close your eyes and picture these two drones on a front porch talking to you together)

"Howdy, I'm Roy Barnes! And I'm Nathan Deal! Each of us are running for Governor of Georgia, neither of us are worth a damn so we have decided to ask jointly for your vote. Yes Georgia, no matter which one of us wins, being the past failed Governor who's record was so bad he cannot run on it, or him, Nathan, the salvage yard owner who may have to file Chapter 7 because he cannot run his own familes finances,,,, well shucks! Y'all know what we mean! Don't matter no difference none, C'mon Georgia! Just come out and vote as many times as possible for one of us! Then bend over and prepare for our penetration! Yepper folks, you thought Sonny was bad? Shucks, were just like Obama! Ya' ain't seen nuttin yet!"

Hey Nathan? Yuz still chasin' those homeosexuals in the name of Jesus? Hee Hee Hee. Very funny Roy! Yuz still representing Jesus pro bono while he does your grass? Hee Hee Hee.

Yepper, November 2 is comin' close, so by golly make sure you are there. It's Tuesday! The day before hump day! Now C'mon Roy, don't say hump day, that just ain't natural.


Tomorrows advertisement will be Roy and Nate, win a date!
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Old 10-24-2010, 12:16 PM
 
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Rofl
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Old 10-24-2010, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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It's the accents that make ME cringe. And thank GOD Norwood didnt' get elected mayor. 80% of Atlanta (which IS basically Georgia) does not have a southern accent. Talk about national embarrassments. Georgia has the most annoying southern accent of ALL the southern states.

We need federally mandated speech classes here.
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Old 10-24-2010, 03:17 PM
 
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I think my IQ is higher than both of them combined... but it wouldn't take much to do that. God help Georgia.
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Old 10-24-2010, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Ga
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I hate to say this, but after meeting one of the potential Governor candidates one time, I was literally sick and disgusted with her level of immaturiy, and the dickweed arrogance she threw around in the room. It was that lady Karen C. Handel. I just remember thinking, afterwards, sometime later, is this the type of people that run our government? Power & Money my friends, it'll do funny things.
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Old 10-24-2010, 04:05 PM
 
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It's the accents that make ME cringe. And thank GOD Norwood didnt' get elected mayor. 80% of Atlanta (which IS basically Georgia) does not have a southern accent. Talk about national embarrassments. Georgia has the most annoying southern accent of ALL the southern states.

We need federally mandated speech classes here.
Why does every white southern politician have the same exact accent?

It's always something like:

"Owwuh cunstityunts deesuv bettah than sum low rent, homuhsexyuhl librul Obamuh luvin', fayuld ex-guvnah like Rowee Barruhns."

Blond, Georgia has several distinct accents. Which one are you talking about? I can tolerate the Savannah style(think Blanche on Golden Girls) on women but the men all sound like...politicians. The appalachian accent is totally different and it is what I grew up hearing. I only think it fits old men and old women for some reason.

As far as New York, I think Cuomo has it locked down. I am going to run for mayor of Atlanta next time under the "The Water Bill is Too DAMN High" party.
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Old 10-24-2010, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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I disagree. Mississippi accents are even MORE annoying.

You ever heard Gubna Haley Barbour speak? It's like he has a mouth full of biscuits dipped in molasses. He still trying to enjoy the flavor while talking at the same time.

Now THAT'S annoying!

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It's the accents that make ME cringe. And thank GOD Norwood didnt' get elected mayor. 80% of Atlanta (which IS basically Georgia) does not have a southern accent. Talk about national embarrassments. Georgia has the most annoying southern accent of ALL the southern states.

We need federally mandated speech classes here.
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