Forward Thinking

'I'm Not Ashamed To Say That I'm a Jew...'

By Gal Beckerman

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We too were taken aback by Rick Perry’s new campaign video — the swagger, the Christian language, the denigration of gays, and America described as feminine with Perry posing as its shining defender.

He was, for certain, trying to appeal to evangelical voters, and perhaps he’ll be releasing the Jewish version of the ad in a few days. But until he does, let’s be thankful for Rabbi Jason Miller who has given us a taste of what it might look like:

To see the original Perry ad, it’s after the jump.

In case you’re wondering what the public thinks about all this, “Strong” recently bumped off Rebecca Black’s “Friday” on the list of most-disliked YouTube videos.

Check out Rick, we’ll spare you Rebecca.


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