Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land is running for Congress against an incumbent Democrat. Her opponent recently accused her of participating on the so-called War on Women solely by virtue of her being a Republican.
Land decided to strike back with with a catchy commercial asking Michiganders if his assertion makes any sense:
As an individualist, I couldn’t agree more that Terri Lynn Land probably knows more about being a woman than her male opponent does, but lets extrapolate this out a little bit further. If a woman knows more about being a woman than a man does, doesn’t an individual probably know what is best for herself better than a politician would?
My biggest beef with the government has become exactly that. It makes my stomach turn to think that some dude in Washington, DC, gets to decide major parts of my life, just by virtue of being the most popular (among the people who cared enough to show up and vote).
So, without further ado, here is my take on Terri Lynn Land’s cutesy commercial: