This has got to be the funniest thing
May 7, 2000 10:15 AM   Subscribe

This has got to be the funniest thing I've ever seen from from a President. How in the world did they get all of those people to do this and what in the hell was it for? There was no trailer on the end. Is it just a ad released to circulate among the populace to repair the lagacy of a disgraced President?
posted by fooljay (9 comments total)
It was for the White House Press Club dinner. They always do wacky stuff- but that's the nuttiest thing I've ever seen a president do... for the dinner, anyway.
posted by dogwelder at 10:18 AM on May 7, 2000

I love the fact that Stewart (Stuart?) makes a cameo to satirize the Ameritrade ad. It's also amusing to imagine our president sitting around, watching laundry swirl around the machine, and gettting frustrated with a vending machine. I'll gladly remeber this movie instead of "I didn't inhale" or "I did not have sexual relations with that woman".
posted by sixfoot6 at 12:38 PM on May 7, 2000

HAHA! wow. Spacey? Ameritrade guy? wow, clinton must be smoking that wacky weed.
posted by tiaka at 3:00 PM on May 7, 2000

There was a thread on this last week, the day after it happened, with plenty of good info there.
posted by mathowie at 3:08 PM on May 7, 2000

(Not that the QuickTime being hosted by AdCritic wasn't worth a mention. :)
posted by dan_of_brainlog at 3:46 PM on May 7, 2000

Aren't most things at AdCritic in QT format?? Love adcritic if anyone here is responsible for it... Bully!
posted by fooljay at 7:53 PM on May 7, 2000

Yeah. the Spacey and Stewart cameos were golden, but so was helen (the veteren of the white house press corps) and all of the others.
posted by fooljay at 7:54 PM on May 7, 2000

Sorry Matt. I missed the previous post. Oops!
posted by fooljay at 7:54 PM on May 7, 2000

Yeah, it was almost certainly written by Leno's people (Jay was the headliner this year). The President generally says something humorous and self-effacing at the lectern, but this is definitely a topper.
posted by dhartung at 3:35 PM on May 8, 2000

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