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(Talking Points Memo)   Ohio Senate candidate Josh Mandel, who, judging by the photo here, moonlights as a teenaged Crispin Glover impersonator, responds to Mourdock's Rape quote by calling him a "class act"   (2012.talkingpointsmemo.com) divider line 92
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2012-10-25 07:13:52 PM  
This thread sums up most of the anti-Mandel ads that have been running.

They all end like "Look at this guy, Josh Mandel, you just can't trust him."
 
2012-10-25 07:14:58 PM  

TalenLee: Arachidonic: As an Ohioan, I must apologize to the rest of the country for this useless piece of shiat.

He was willing to step in front of bullets, so I mean, you can't say the guy's totally useless. Right?


You have a point there, but its not enough to stop me from getting the creeps by looking at the guy.
 
2012-10-25 07:16:25 PM  

The Onion is prophetic: Ed Finnerty: His cat can eat a whole watermelon.

Andy Warhol sucks a big one.

/Thinking of buying the DVD
//It's probably a VHS burn onto a disc, but they're from Trent Harris, the director...


no one asked your opinion. go thumb through your Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light catalog and circle what your want for Christmas, jerky.
 
2012-10-25 07:18:43 PM  
As an Ohioian, whenever I see this sniveling little queef on the video machine he makes me feel stabby and kinda shooty.
 
2012-10-25 07:21:18 PM  
www.music-graffiti.com
 
2012-10-25 07:21:36 PM  

KrispyKritter: The Onion is prophetic: Ed Finnerty: His cat can eat a whole watermelon.

Andy Warhol sucks a big one.

/Thinking of buying the DVD
//It's probably a VHS burn onto a disc, but they're from Trent Harris, the director...

no one asked your opinion. go thumb through your Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light catalog and circle what your want for Christmas, jerky.


I'll be quiet. Quiet as a well-digger's ass.
 
2012-10-25 07:22:18 PM  

coyo: You have a point there, but its not enough to stop me from getting the creeps by looking at the guy.


Oh, sure, I wouldn't trust this guy around my sister or livestock, but I'm saying he's good enough to take a bullet for the country. Alas, that doesn't mean he's worth listening to or respecting as a leader, but still. Give him the credit he's due.
 
2012-10-25 07:27:34 PM  
Oddly enough I got pretty far before I realized he wasn't being sarcastic.
 
2012-10-25 07:33:40 PM  
Holy shiatballs that's a senate candidate? I ask again, why can't I run for congress?
 
2012-10-25 07:34:00 PM  
Seriously last week's debate with him and Brown was the first time I ever laid eyes on this guy.

HOLY CRAP! WHERE THE HELL DID THE OHIO GOP FIND THIS MAN CHILD?!?!
 
2012-10-25 07:38:50 PM  

TalenLee: coyo: You have a point there, but its not enough to stop me from getting the creeps by looking at the guy.

Oh, sure, I wouldn't trust this guy around my sister or livestock, but I'm saying he's good enough to take a bullet for the country. Alas, that doesn't mean he's worth listening to or respecting as a leader, but still. Give him the credit he's due.


I agree with you. It's not only that a service member puts their life on the line; they also put their time, effort, their everything into serving, and that cannot be denied.
 
2012-10-25 07:39:17 PM  
Remember that Tennessee frat boy that got a Merlot enema? Could it possibly be? Why, I think it is! "Boy Sphincter" graduated!!!
 
2012-10-25 07:39:33 PM  

skykid: Seriously last week's debate with him and Brown was the first time I ever laid eyes on this guy.

HOLY CRAP! WHERE THE HELL DID THE OHIO GOP FIND THIS MAN CHILD?!?!


I love how only in politics would a 35 year old man be compared with a child/toddler. Everywhere else he would be compared to being closer to almost 40/middle age.

/feel old?
//book a trip to the fountain of youth, Washington D.C.!
 
2012-10-25 07:40:42 PM  
Once upon a time, I had Republican friends of mine touting Josh Mandel as the Next Big Thing in the Ohio GOP. Smart kid, former Marine, etc etc.

Then the party anointed him to take on Sherrod Brown and it all went straight to his head. No shows for his Treasurer job and fills his assistant positions with friends. Brown's been teeing off on that all year long and its been paying off in the polls. Mandel's about to become a political footnote and he's not even 40.

So, yeah. Desperate former Marine is desperate.
 
2012-10-25 07:43:07 PM  

Jim_Tressel's_O-Face: Then the party anointed him to take on Sherrod Brown and it all went straight to his head. No shows for his Treasurer job and fills his assistant positions with friends. Brown's been teeing off on that all year long and its been paying off in the polls. Mandel's about to become a political footnote and he's not even 40.

So, yeah. Desperate former Marine is desperate.


Well you have to admit it's pretty reprehensible for a State Treasurer to hire people with so little experience that they have to be sent to a beginner's course.
 
2012-10-25 07:49:08 PM  

Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Well you have to admit it's pretty reprehensible for a State Treasurer to hire people with so little experience that they have to be sent to a beginner's course.


I have to admit, I laughed at that.

And then I remembered I'm helping pay their paychecks.
 
2012-10-25 07:50:54 PM  

TalenLee: Arachidonic: As an Ohioan, I must apologize to the rest of the country for this useless piece of shiat.

He was willing to step in front of bullets, so I mean, you can't say the guy's totally useless. Right?


Failed to get hit though
 
2012-10-25 07:59:55 PM  

Jim_Tressel's_O-Face: Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Well you have to admit it's pretty reprehensible for a State Treasurer to hire people with so little experience that they have to be sent to a beginner's course.

I have to admit, I laughed at that.

And then I remembered I'm helping pay their paychecks.


Just a few minutes ago, Mandel and Brown were asked about rape babies, and Mandel's response was that we need to stop taxpayer funding for abortions and shore up our orphanages and adoption processes. I wish I was making that up.
 
2012-10-25 08:01:49 PM  
Hey you, get your damn hands on her.


nuevocineespanol.files.wordpress.com

Also, you know at the end of that movie when Biff is their man servant do you think they ever talked about the good ole days?

"Hey, Biff. Yeah McFly. Remember when you tried to rape my wife? Good times."
 
2012-10-25 08:19:08 PM  

Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Jim_Tressel's_O-Face: Bashar and Asma's Infinite Playlist: Well you have to admit it's pretty reprehensible for a State Treasurer to hire people with so little experience that they have to be sent to a beginner's course.

I have to admit, I laughed at that.

And then I remembered I'm helping pay their paychecks.

Just a few minutes ago, Mandel and Brown were asked about rape babies, and Mandel's response was that we need to stop taxpayer funding for abortions and shore up our orphanages and adoption processes. I wish I was making that up.


I .... I .... Umm .... Ok.
 
2012-10-25 08:30:30 PM  

GAT_00: FlashHarry: i think he looks a bit like a cross between jay mohr and josef goebbels.

[talkingpointsmemo.com image 652x360]

[upload.wikimedia.org image 200x280]

Wow.


My first thought as well.
 
2012-10-25 08:42:28 PM  
Every time I see that little tool on TV, I always thing, "He looks like the Chair of the Young Republican's Date Rape Committee." So, yeah, this is not shocking to me.
 
2012-10-25 08:44:34 PM  

FlashHarry: Are there any queers in the theater tonight?
Get them up against the wall!
There's one in the spotlight, he don't look right to me,
Get him up against the wall!
That one looks Jewish!
And that one's a coon!
Who let all of this riff-raff into the room?
There's one smoking a joint,
And another with spots!
If I had my way,
I'd have all of you shot!


He looks like the banjo guy from Deliverance
 
2012-10-25 08:45:07 PM  

FooDog: He's creepy looking alright, and apparently he likes rape more than most people.

That said, I had never heard of the guy so I checked out his wikipedia page and I was astounded how someone w/ virtually zero finance experience can be elected as treasurer for a state w/ $1.5B+ in tax revenue. I run the treasury for a public company w/ ~$2B in net revenue, and it took ten years of direct experience plus CFA/MBA to get the job. Talk about setting the bar at a different level...


Don't worry, he didn't actually show up to the meetings to do any work. hmm... maybe I should run for treasurer ... 

// vote Horne for treasurer
 
2012-10-25 08:51:25 PM  
This guy really sets of my gaydar. Not like "oh, he's probably gay," but more like "wow, look at those flashing neon lights."
 
2012-10-25 09:07:49 PM  
We just might have a new front-runner for the most punchable face award.
 
2012-10-25 09:21:26 PM  

tinyarena: Okay Josh, you get a pass
I don't agree with you, but you get a pass


No CAR + pizza box = POG
 
2012-10-25 09:22:50 PM  

Ebenator: I think maybe the GOP should just agree to stop talking about rape for a few weeks.


Either that or just go ahead and put it in their party platform. Why bother trying to deny it?
 
2012-10-25 09:38:56 PM  

mekki: I love how only in politics would a 35 year old man be compared with a child/toddler. Everywhere else he would be compared to being closer to almost 40/middle age.


I'm sorry, no. Dude looks 25, tops. I've taught high school students that looked older than him.
 
2012-10-25 10:20:05 PM  
home.comcast.net
 
2012-10-25 10:46:41 PM  

Ivandrago: tinyarena: Okay Josh, you get a pass
I don't agree with you, but you get a pass

No CAR + pizza box = POG


harsh
4th Marine Dimension?
 
2012-10-25 10:51:56 PM  

182: jay mohr has a queer younger brother?


I too think he looks rather fabulous.

It doesn't necessarily mean anything though, because this fellow is apparently very happily married with children.

s2.hubimg.com
 
2012-10-25 11:03:08 PM  

Mean Daddy: And still NO article or posting on President Zero's lying about Libya with that conservative bastion, 60 Minutes. Keep drinking the Kool Aid.

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2012/10/25/CBS-Busts-Obama--a n d-Itself-Hidden-60-Minutes-Clip-Proves-White-House-Lied-About-Benghazi


Hmmmm. How can I put this without being rude? Fark off, creep.
 
2012-10-25 11:05:27 PM  
Murdock is black?
 
2012-10-25 11:19:51 PM  
I was thinking Cillian Murphy.
 
2012-10-25 11:22:42 PM  
Is Mandel even old enough to vote?
 
2012-10-25 11:32:57 PM  
I'm no fan of Sherrod Brown, but Mandel is a weasly egomaniac. He managed to get himself elected as Ohio's treasurer, then held that position for about three months before declaring his candidacy for the Senate. Look, moron, you knew Brown was up for re-election in 2012...finish the job you were elected to (even if you're woefully unqualified), then run for a bigger public office (if you manage to survive your term without screwing up too bad). And just because you were in the Marine Core doesn't make you qualified to be a US Senator any more than Lee Harvey Oswald.

/writing in John Glenn's name on my ballot.
 
2012-10-25 11:50:41 PM  

tinyarena: [media.cleveland.com image 200x240]
Okay Josh, you get a pass
I don't agree with you, but you get a pass


That is a hot marine. Very attractive.
 
2012-10-25 11:56:14 PM  

mekki: skykid: Seriously last week's debate with him and Brown was the first time I ever laid eyes on this guy.

HOLY CRAP! WHERE THE HELL DID THE OHIO GOP FIND THIS MAN CHILD?!?!

I love how only in politics would a 35 year old man be compared with a child/toddler. Everywhere else he would be compared to being closer to almost 40/middle age.



HE'S 35?!?!?! SERIOUSLY THE DUDE LOOKS LIKE HE'S EIGHT!

I'm 28 and look like I'm still 14-15 and I look older than this toolbag.
 
2012-10-26 12:30:21 AM  

FooDog: He's creepy looking alright, and apparently he likes rape more than most people.

That said, I had never heard of the guy so I checked out his wikipedia page and I was astounded how someone w/ virtually zero finance experience can be elected as treasurer for a state w/ $1.5B+ in tax revenue. I run the treasury for a public company w/ ~$2B in net revenue, and it took ten years of direct experience plus CFA/MBA to get the job. Talk about setting the bar at a different level...


He picked the right year to run. The Dems were swept out of state offices in 2010 (when Kasich was elected governor) and happened to be running against a guy with even fewer ethics.

/Ohioan
//Already voted
///Not for Mandel
 
2012-10-26 02:30:22 AM  

tinyarena: [media.cleveland.com image 200x240]
Okay Josh, you get a pass
I don't agree with you, but you get a pass


Not going to give him a pass. He played the "OMG Sekrit Mooslim" card against his non-Muslim opponent to win the Treasurer election, and promptly broke his campaign promise to stay in his office the full term to fail at running for Senate.
 
2012-10-26 08:17:11 AM  

Reek!: thismomentinblackhistory: Mandel has been hammered by Sherrod Brown's withering attacks on the frat brother appointments he's made during his current gig. Brown hasn't moved an inch from Obama, either. He's the real deal.


Ohio needs a "None of the above" option on the ballot - hello landslide!

/can we get our own Fark tag too, please?


I should get my name legally changed to that and run.
 
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