Samuel L. Jackson drops F-bombs for Obama; Celebs laud ‘best ad ever’

http://twitter.com/#!/SamuelLJackson/status/251373371554668544

The last time Twitchy checked in on Samuel L. Jackson, the actor was lamenting (as “unfair shit”) the fact that Hurricane Isaac had spared the Republican National Convention. No surprise, then, that the actor is lending his particular talents to President Obama’s re-election effort. The slogan’s changed a bit, though, from “Hope and change” to “Wake the fuck up.”

The ad, a takeoff on Jackson’s previous audio recording of the hit “children’s” book “Go the F**k to Sleep,” is notable less for the language than for the overall message — one aimed at voters who enthusiastically supported Obama in 2008 and presumably need a wake-up call to pull the lever in 2012. You know what might help? A list of accomplishments.

None of that here; how about some scare-mongering instead? Jackson warns us that an “out-of-touch millionaire’s just declared war” and is “against safety nets,” schools, the environment and Planned Parenthood.

Speaking of out-of-touch millionaires, as Twitchy noted, the ad is sponsored by the Jewish Council for Education & Research, the Super PAC backed by Alexander Soros. The same group produced Sarah Silverman’s ads where she offered “traditional lesbian sex” to Sheldon Adelson and equated voter ID laws to suppression of the black vote (while mentioning vaginal discharge, natch). Wow, we’re learning so much about Judaism! Thanks JCER!

“Tea Party guy” Chuck Woolery recently said he was struck dumb by the vulgarity of Obama’s star following, and we don’t imagine Jackson’s ad will help much, particularly when the young Julia who stars shouts out for her neighborhood to “wake the fuck up” and get baking cookies for the re-election effort. Others, though, are lapping it up, calling it the best political ad of all time.

I had to show @SamuelLJackson some love on @cnn with his wake the f**k up! http://t.co/lEF7tSuU video. Gone John Shaft! LOL

— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) September 27, 2012

wake the f#$% up. #obama2012 http://t.co/dLKBouCH

— christina perri (@christinaperri) September 27, 2012

samuel l. jackson in the most entertaining political ad ever made… http://t.co/5xOqL9Uu #wtfu http://t.co/qtk2qcsH via @greatschlep

— moby (@thelittleidiot) September 27, 2012

Bully Dan Savage, who tweeted about wanting to see Romney’s “liver and spleen,” approves.

Required viewing! Samuel Jackson reads an anti-bedtime story to checked-out Dems: http://t.co/5PGNc2Bn

— Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) September 27, 2012

"@TLewisLee: Samuel L. Jackson To Voters: 'Wake The F*ck Up' And Vote Obama (VIDEO) http://t.co/acVhyDnz via @HuffPostComedy"WAKE UP WAKE UP

— Spike Lee (@SpikeLee) September 27, 2012

@BarackObama Samuel L. Jackson Makes The Best Political Ad EVER!!! http://t.co/StgMJsyx

— Perez Hilton (@PerezHilton) September 27, 2012

“Profanity aside?” Um, have you seen the ad?

Profanity aside, this Samuel L. Jackson Obama video is fantastic: http://t.co/vvYm0fgt Hope 2 discuss on @GranholmTWR tonight

— Jennifer Granholm (@JenGranholm) September 27, 2012

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