Look Familiar?

October 30, 2008 at 12:56 pm 1 comment

After watching this clip from the Daily Show, I’ve drawn this comparison:

Maybe it was kind of obvious, but this just dawned on me! John McCain is like a real-life version of Austin Power’s Dr. Evil – he’s a sort of cranky, bumbling, clueless old man who’s bent on world domination, and completely out of touch with the modern world because he’s been frozen for 35 years. Okay, maybe John McCain wasn’t frozen for 35 years, in which case, what’s his excuse?! Was he just sequestered in his underground lair this whole time, consulting models and sending his adversaries to a fire chamber, with no knowledge of “computers” and “the internet”?  His continued use of air quotes in an often insulting and derogatory manner (see Daily Show clip) is just another way he’s like Mike Meyer’s caricature of the classic Ian Fleming villain. What’s next? Reuniting with his frozen sperm son and doing the macarena in an effort to convince young voters that he is, in fact, hip? If you imagine John McCain trying to do the macarena, wouldn’t it look just like the scene from Austin Powers? I have a feeling that McCain’s administration probably has plans for a secret “laser” somewhere in their agenda, along with a neverending beef with Communist Russia. Save us, Austin! I mean… save us, Mike Meyers! Or… save us, Jon Stewart! C’mon, someone save us. If we’re not careful, soon he’ll be President Evil.

This is how I imagine every conversation would go between “President” McCain and… pretty much anyone else.

(And yes, I am totally aware that Austin Powers references are sooo old, and that kids today would put that movie in the same category as National Lampoons Vegas Vacation if they’ve heard of it at all, but c’mon, you have to admit this is right on the money.)


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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. parkrangerolivia  |  October 30, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    I had to watch the Sam B session at the end. god i love her. especially her “penis”simile.


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