What if John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Had Made TV Attack Ads in the 1800 Election? (Video)

Jefferson Vs AdamsIf you think the ads have been really nasty this campaign season, check out this video from Reason based on actual statements made by the candidates themselves.

“Adams is a hideous hermaphroditical character with neither the force and firmness of a man, nor the gentleness and sensibility of a woman.”

“Jefferson is the son of a half-breed Indian squaw raised on hoe-cakes.”

There can be only ONE!

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9 Responses to What if John Adams & Thomas Jefferson Had Made TV Attack Ads in the 1800 Election? (Video)

  1. VoxMagi October 29, 2010 at 11:47 pm #

    This is a thing of beauty! Theres nothing like the old records of past presidents and elections to make today seem slightly more normal.

  2. VoxMagi October 29, 2010 at 11:47 pm #

    This is a thing of beauty! Theres nothing like the old records of past presidents and elections to make today seem slightly more normal.

  3. VoxMagi October 29, 2010 at 7:47 pm #

    This is a thing of beauty! Theres nothing like the old records of past presidents and elections to make today seem slightly more normal.

  4. Vanesa Littlecrow W October 30, 2010 at 1:24 am #

    It’s nice to know that I look sane by comparison. :D

  5. Vanesa Littlecrow W October 30, 2010 at 1:24 am #

    It’s nice to know that I look sane by comparison. :D

  6. Vas Littlecrow Wojtanowicz October 29, 2010 at 9:24 pm #

    It’s nice to know that I look sane by comparison. :D

  7. Vanesa Littlecrow W October 30, 2010 at 1:25 am #

    Hear, hear.

  8. Vanesa Littlecrow W October 30, 2010 at 1:25 am #

    Hear, hear.

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