GOP congressional candidate parodies Clinton "3 a.m." ad

In her own spot, Laurinda Calongne makes a "call" to an imagined Clinton White House.


Alex Koppelman
March 18, 2008 3:43AM (UTC)

If you can't say anything else about Hillary Clinton's "3 a.m." ad, you can at least say that it has become pretty much iconic in this campaign cycle. So you probably can't fault Laurinda Calongne, a Louisiana Republican, for releasing her campaign's own version of the spot.

In her ad, Calongne, who's running to replace former Rep. Richard Baker in Congress -- Baker resigned in February -- places a 3 a.m. call to an imagined Clinton White House and hears from imitators of both Hillary and Bill Clinton.

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The ad gets corny at times, but given a lot of Republicans' (and, at this point, some Democrats') feelings about the Clintons, we've got to imagine this will do Calongne some favors with her base. Watch below.


Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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