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In Ad, James Carville Hawks Miracle Whip
Politico ^ | February 25, 2011 | Patrick Gavin

Posted on 02/25/2011 8:11:54 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

No, your eyes were not mistaking you: That really was political guru James Carville hawking Miracle Whip in a television commercial.

The spot — part of the company's "We're Not For Everyone" campaign — features Carville and others expressing either their love or hate for the spread. The commercials debuted this week.

Amy Sedaris is a fan. “Jersey Shore” star Pauly D is not. As for Carville? He's in the pro-Miracle Whip category.

"If you've got these fancy, dancy mustards and stuff like that, that's kind of an elite thing," says Carville. "Miracle Whip is America."

It's funny that Carville appears in an ad featuring dueling sides of a debate, since the outspoken Democratic political strategis is married to Republican strategist Mary Matalin.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: jamescarville; miraclewhip
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1 posted on 02/25/2011 8:12:06 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

This bizarre looking character should be in prison along with the other Clintonistas who obstructed justice, perjured themselves, and suborned perjury during and after the disgusting Clinton years.

Just to see his face endorsing something will preclude me from ever buying that product again.


2 posted on 02/25/2011 8:18:56 AM PST by laweeks
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Then Eff Miracle Whip. Do not buy margarine either.
3 posted on 02/25/2011 8:19:36 AM PST by Frantzie (HD TV - Total Brain-washing now in High Def. 3-D Coming soon)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I am still trying to figure out how these two co-exist.
It must be true love.


4 posted on 02/25/2011 8:20:07 AM PST by certrtwngnut
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Saw the commercial a few nights ago and noted Carville. What I really found interesting was a commercial in which about half the people said they hated the product.


5 posted on 02/25/2011 8:20:07 AM PST by all the best
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Serpent Head and Fake Mayo - perfect together.


6 posted on 02/25/2011 8:20:07 AM PST by Palmetto Patriot (Just exactly when is the next Election?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ongoing argument at the breakroom lunch table at work: Miracle Whip’s extra-sugar sweetness is for the immature, my side sez.


7 posted on 02/25/2011 8:21:44 AM PST by flowerplough (Thomas Sowell: Those who look only at Obama's deeds tend to become Obama's critics.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Miracle Whip!?! And he calls himself a Southerner? (shaking head in shock)


8 posted on 02/25/2011 8:23:40 AM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

You think that’s bad, I’m watching Donald Trump, a potential Republican candidate for US President hawking matresses on TV. WTF Donald? Can you at least try to look presidential?


9 posted on 02/25/2011 8:24:21 AM PST by RC one (Change we can believe in! Yes we can! FUBO!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Carville is a traitor!!

The only decent mayo is made in New Orleans!

10 posted on 02/25/2011 8:27:47 AM PST by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: laweeks

I like the part were the red skull says “why this looks just like the stuff on a certain blue dress.”


11 posted on 02/25/2011 8:27:53 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

For this, Carvile was paid with filthy capitalist dollars.

I thought real liberals never touch the stuff. But your typical liberal hypocrite loves those greenbacks.

Slightly off thread, but what is it about liberals and violent profanity-laden outbursts? Lots of it out of Wisconsin these days. Carvile’s good at those, too.

Now THAT would have been a commercial to watch!

;^)


12 posted on 02/25/2011 8:30:16 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: Islander7

Oh that stuff is so good.

Any other southern brands of stuff I should be buying?


13 posted on 02/25/2011 8:30:40 AM PST by BenKenobi (Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Silent Cal)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

at least James finally has an honest job...


14 posted on 02/25/2011 8:33:00 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Miracle Whip sucks


15 posted on 02/25/2011 8:33:33 AM PST by hattend (Obama got his 3am call about Egypt. The call went right to the answering machine.- Sarah Palin)
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To: Islander7

16 posted on 02/25/2011 8:34:17 AM PST by Hatteras
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I do not like the stuff.


17 posted on 02/25/2011 8:38:05 AM PST by Retired Chemist
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To: ottbmare

It’s Duke’s, isn’t it?


18 posted on 02/25/2011 8:38:35 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Sugar in Mayonnaise? Yuck. He must not work for Mrs. Obama,since he is adding unnecessary calories to his food. On second thought....

Any why buy mayonnaise if you get decent eggs? I love home made.


19 posted on 02/25/2011 8:39:35 AM PST by PrincessB (Drill Baby Drill.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Definitions of hawk on the Web
clear the throat: clear mucus or food from one’s throat;


20 posted on 02/25/2011 8:40:24 AM PST by listenhillary (20 years in Reverend Wright's church is all I need to determine the "content of his character")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Putting Bat Boy’s daddy in anything advertising FOOD seems like a remarkably poor choice.


21 posted on 02/25/2011 8:40:37 AM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: RC one
You think that’s bad, I’m watching Donald Trump, a potential Republican candidate for US President hawking matresses on TV. WTF Donald? Can you at least try to look presidential?

LOL! Donald Trump - presidential?!?!


22 posted on 02/25/2011 8:40:48 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“Miracle Whip is America.”


This from someone who openly seeks to destroy everything that is “traditionally American”.


23 posted on 02/25/2011 8:41:50 AM PST by MrB (Tagline suspended for important announcement on my home page. Click my handle.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

For years I thought I hated mayo. Then, when I was 18, I was at a party where they had brought in subs from LaSpada’s in LBTS, FL. One bite and I was hooked. I wanted to know what the white stuff was, since it couldn’t be mayo. Of course, it was.

Seems in my family, growing up, Miracle Whip WAS mayo. Now mayo is one of the four food groups in my diet and I know to loathe Miracle Whip.


24 posted on 02/25/2011 8:45:35 AM PST by Crusher138 ("Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just")
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To: certrtwngnut

I can’t prove it, and while I would rather believe they actually married for love, I believe it’s a marriage of convenience for both of them because it makes them very unusual as political strategists/commentators and keeps attention on them. I have always had a feeling this was a way to keep at least one spotlight on them.

I don’t say it for fun or that I wish it, I just think it’s not natural to love a spouse that ardently opposes you on all major political (and thus, many moral) issues.


25 posted on 02/25/2011 8:46:16 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

“buh dis’ ain’t dah same Miracle Whip dat mah ol’ boy Bill Clinton wuz tellin’ me ‘bout. Dat one comes wit ah leather bustier!”


26 posted on 02/25/2011 8:47:43 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Islander7
Bring out the Hellmann's and bring out the best.


27 posted on 02/25/2011 8:48:37 AM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Only slightly better than Miracle Drip.


28 posted on 02/25/2011 8:54:58 AM PST by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: miss marmelstein

Yes, Duke’s, please. Or home-made mayonnaise. But certainly not that Yankified glop full of God-alone-knows-what types of chemicals. If we Southerners are going to consume foodstuffs containing grease, we by-God want to have decent Christian grease! ;-)


29 posted on 02/25/2011 8:57:36 AM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: Hatteras

I’ve never tried that one. There are regional brands of many fine foods all across America that are way better than many national brands.


30 posted on 02/25/2011 8:59:30 AM PST by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: ottbmare

Duke’s was introduced to me by a North Carolina friend. But being a damned Yankee, I still stick to Hellman’s.


31 posted on 02/25/2011 9:08:04 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: BenKenobi
One of my lifelines to good eatin'

Zatarain's

Mississippi Gift Company

I highly recommend Mayhaw Jelly!

32 posted on 02/25/2011 9:09:46 AM PST by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: ottbmare

Correct. No self respecting Southerner would use anything but Duke’s or Hellman’s REAL mayonnaise!


33 posted on 02/25/2011 9:10:49 AM PST by varina davis (Life is not a dress rehearsal)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I have hated Miracle Whip since the 1960’s. I hate it more now.


34 posted on 02/25/2011 9:12:03 AM PST by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

We love Duke’s


35 posted on 02/25/2011 9:12:42 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Islander7

Will have to give those a try! You rock!


36 posted on 02/25/2011 9:12:51 AM PST by BenKenobi (Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. - Silent Cal)
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To: laweeks

But, but, I love Miracle Whip. I don’t care if Carville is endorsing it, I just can’t give it up. Mayonnaise just doesn’t do it for me on certain things.


37 posted on 02/25/2011 9:25:05 AM PST by mc5cents (Government doesn't solve problems, it subsidizes them. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: mc5cents

“I love Miracle Whip. I don’t care if Carville is endorsing it”

Sorry, but I can’t get past the fact that they’d have some POS like him endorse anything. He belongs in prison. He’s a lying, nasty piece of scum. And think of the well over 50% of the consumers that will be turned off by his just looking at his face and hearing that voice. Just a plain stupid move on their part.


38 posted on 02/25/2011 9:36:04 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Lancey Howard

Hellmann’s is good.


39 posted on 02/25/2011 9:42:57 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I’ll buy offbrand no name before I buy Miracle Whip. I won’t let a penny of mine go to the hate filled ranted devil looking, satan behaving, lying Carville.


40 posted on 02/25/2011 9:46:59 AM PST by Freddd
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I have never bought a jar of Miracle Whip and I am now quite confident I never will.


41 posted on 02/25/2011 9:50:11 AM PST by paddles ("The more corrupt the state, the more it legislates." Tacitus)
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To: bmwcyle

Then check out the uses for Miracle Whip on the Weird Al vid “Weasel Stomping Day”.

;^)


42 posted on 02/25/2011 10:14:23 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: bmwcyle

Then check out the uses for Miracle Whip on the Weird Al vid “Weasel Stomping Day”.

;^)


43 posted on 02/25/2011 10:14:48 AM PST by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: miss marmelstein

Hellman’s is okay. Miracle Whip is not. We are having a war in this family on the subject. I told my children that if they want Miracle Whip like some kind of liberal person from Wisconsin, then fine—they can go to the grocery store and buy it themselves with their own money, but I am not shelling out for that garbage.


44 posted on 02/25/2011 10:43:02 AM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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I like a person who stands up for what they believe in. Brava! Stand strong.


45 posted on 02/25/2011 11:38:06 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ick, those two things disgust me. Give me Hellmann’s any day!


46 posted on 02/25/2011 1:11:49 PM PST by Trillian
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To: miss marmelstein
We all need to decide what's truly important in life. For me, the answer is simple: MAYONNAISE! None of that Christless commie glop for me, no ma'am! Hier stehe ich, ich kann nich oder!

;-)

47 posted on 02/25/2011 6:27:59 PM PST by ottbmare (off-the-track Thoroughbred mare)
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To: Crusher138

I did too.. it wasn’t until I was in my early 20s that I actually tasted good mayo and was hooked. It’s now included in half of my sandwiches. Olive oil and spices are included in most of them (even with mayo).

I am now enjoying good mustard which I hated most of my life too.


48 posted on 02/25/2011 9:26:24 PM PST by Trillian
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To: flowerplough
Some on this thread might be interested the history of the mayo/Miracle Whip dichotomy.

First, the product differences. Hellman's is, of course, a mayonnaise. By law, it must contain 80% oil by volume.

Miracle Whip is labeled "salad dressing". By law, this product can be as little as 50% oil by volume -- though I believe Miracle Whip is about 65%.

About half the country prefers mayonnaise, the other half Miracle Whip -- and the preferences are highly regional.

This dichotomy goes back to the turn of the century (19th and 20th). J.L. Kraft had established a door-to-door retail cheese business in the Chicago area (his processed cheese didn't need refrigeration, it's now known as Velveeta). He began to look for more products he could peddle off his horse-drawn grocery carts. Miracle Whip was among the first of them.

The business was a success and Kraft began rolling out from Chicago, establishing distribution networks in town-after-town. Eventually, he was covering most of the Midwest, the Southeast and Southwest.

At around the same time, Richard Hellman -- who ran a deli in New York City -- invented his mayonnaise recipe. He also began a horsedrawn grocery cart business that sold door-to-door. He, too, was successful and began expanding out from New York. Eventually, Hellman's covered the Northeast and the Atlantic seaboard all the way to Florida.

Meanwhile, out in the West, a company known as Best Foods developed a mayonnaise near-identical to Hellman's -- and began the same distribution process up and down the coast.

Consequently, whether you prefer Miracle Whip or mayonnaise is largely a function of where you were born and raised. In the packaged food business, there are Miracle Whip markets -- Midwest, from Pittsburgh west, Southeast, from the Georgia-Alabama line west and the Southwest. And there are mayonnaise markets -- the East and West coasts.

And they're defined by whose horse-drawn peddler carts got there fustest with the mostest...

Carville, being from Louisiana, would obviously be a Miracle Whip guy. As am I, being from Oklahoma.

49 posted on 02/25/2011 10:02:22 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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Carville, being from Louisiana,

We really don't like that advertised too much, would much prefer *West Mississippi*, *South Arkansas* or *East Texas* used as where he's from :^)

50 posted on 02/25/2011 10:08:27 PM PST by The Cajun
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