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Boehner challenger in Ohio loses job over “electile dysfunction” attack ad
Hotair ^ | 04/28/2014 | AllahPundit

Posted on 04/28/2014 5:25:06 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

“When Winteregg began his campaign,” the Daily Caller notes, “he was told by many in the political establishment that he would never work in Ohio again.” Is that what this is, establishment revenge against a guy who had the gall to make John Boehner work a little to get reelected this time?

Or did Winteregg just make an exceedingly poor choice of ad themes given the nature of his employment?

J.D. Winteregg, who’s received outside support from the Tea Party Leadership Fund in his bid for Boehner’s House seat, had been an adjunct professor at Cedarville University, a small Christian college in Cedarville, Ohio, for three years. Last week, Winteregg was told his contract would not be renewed. Winteregg, 32, said in an interview that he was dismissed after his campaign released a video parody of erectile dysfunction advertisements.

“They said because of the ad that my relationship with them will be done. It’s over,” Winteregg said Monday. “The ad obviously touched a nerve.”…

“Cedarville University does not engage in partisan politics and holds a high regard for displaying Christian values in the community. When faculty or staff members participate in political conversations, interviews, advertisements, or endorsements, they are doing so as individual citizens. Mr. Winteregg in his recent political campaign video did not represent the views or values of Cedarville University,” Weinstein said.

That’s just vague enough that I can’t tell whether it’s the fact that he ran at all that irritated them or the fact that he used an ever-so-slightly racy ad in doing so. Winteregg clearly thinks it’s the latter. But if that’s true, why’d he run the “electile dysfunction” ad at all? Realistically, he has near-zero chance of beating Boehner (although Boehner’s worried enough about being embarrassed by a close race that he’s spent money on ads this time); since the Civil War, the only sitting Speaker to lose reelection was Tom Foley in 1994, and it took a monster electoral wave from the other party to beat him. In all probability Winteregg will still be a private citizen next year, which, you would think, would steer him away from ads that might antagonize his current employer. Nope. He got some welcome attention for the “electile dysfunction” spot, replete with a thumbs up on Rush Limbaugh’s show, that likely raised his name recognition in his home district, but if he doesn’t pull the upset of the century nine days from now, he’ll be jobless and a villain to the pro-Boehner Ohio political establishment that he might otherwise try to catch on with.

Say this for the guy, at least: He’s all in. Evidently nothing was going to deter him from throwing a Hail Mary with this ad to try to win, not even the prospect of unemployment.

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; cedarvilleu; electiledysfunction; jdwinteregg; johnboehner; ohio; teaparty

1 posted on 04/28/2014 5:25:06 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

They only play rough against conservatives


2 posted on 04/28/2014 5:26:37 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The miserable GOP NEVER supports conservative principles.

But backstabbing of Conservatives?
THEY DO IT ALL THE TIME.


3 posted on 04/28/2014 5:27:42 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SeekAndFind

That ad was fantastic!

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/ad-john-boehner-electile-dysfunction-105697.html


4 posted on 04/28/2014 5:28:59 PM PDT by mylife
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To: SeekAndFind

An adjunct professor usually isn’t paid by the university.


5 posted on 04/28/2014 5:29:50 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: Diogenesis

When the ad was released the typical wash of hand wringing freepers fanned out and condemned it and him for running it.

Looks like they got what they wanted and likely worked for in the real world. Wonder why they are here and not on a site suiting their sensibilities more closely.

Oh...to keep us disrupted.


6 posted on 04/28/2014 5:32:15 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: SeekAndFind

BTTT

Stick it, Boehner.


7 posted on 04/28/2014 5:32:39 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: GeronL

The elite pols HATE when the “little people” get ideas like actually following the Constitution. Boehner ought to be impeached along with 2/3rds of all Senators and Representatives.The charge is failure to support the Constitution as their oath requires.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 5:35:07 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: SeekAndFind

There are a lot of pols out there that if they remain standing longer than four hourse, their staff should call their doctor.


9 posted on 04/28/2014 5:36:38 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: SeekAndFind

“If you have a Boehner lasting more than 23 years, seek medical attention ...”

Now that’s a good one - better would be “seek representation by Winteregg” - just a suggestion.


10 posted on 04/28/2014 5:39:39 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama's America)
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To: SeekAndFind
"Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others might take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
-- Patrick Henry

Who cares if Mr. Winteregg has lost his job at some flunky school. He has struck a blow for freedom and heartened true patriots (hint: "Boner" is not counted among them).

11 posted on 04/28/2014 5:41:08 PM PDT by twister881
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To: BRL

Have you seen this?


12 posted on 04/28/2014 5:46:05 PM PDT by 50mm (Trust nobody and you'll never be disappointed.)
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13 posted on 04/28/2014 5:47:23 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SeekAndFind

Free Speech...alive and well in Ohio. /s


14 posted on 04/28/2014 5:48:30 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: mylife

The best political ad I’ve ever seen (Swift Boats for Truth second). What that flunky Christian school probably objected to in the ad was a white man shown holding hands with a black woman.


15 posted on 04/28/2014 5:49:20 PM PDT by twister881
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To: hoosierham

The “great unwashed” need to learn their place and stay in it. Talking back to your betters will bring serious retribution.


16 posted on 04/28/2014 5:52:09 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: mylife
“If you have a Boehner lasting more than 23 years, seek immediate medical attention.”

Priceless!

17 posted on 04/28/2014 5:52:44 PM PDT by zeebee (There are no coincidences.)
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To: twister881

Some of the people on our side really suck.


18 posted on 04/28/2014 5:53:42 PM PDT by mylife
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To: zeebee

19 posted on 04/28/2014 5:55:18 PM PDT by mylife
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To: SeekAndFind

That Ad was funny.


20 posted on 04/28/2014 6:00:12 PM PDT by funfan
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Cedarville University, a small Christian college in Cedarville, Ohio... “Cedarville University does not engage in partisan politics and holds a high regard for displaying Christian values in the community. When faculty or staff members participate in political conversations, interviews, advertisements, or endorsements, they are doing so as individual citizens. Mr. Winteregg in his recent political campaign video did not represent the views or values of Cedarville University,” Weinstein said.

21 posted on 04/28/2014 6:07:14 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3149673/posts


22 posted on 04/28/2014 6:07:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: shove_it

To #10: That’s telling it “straight”.


23 posted on 04/28/2014 6:10:53 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 50mm

Ha, my daughter graduates saturday from cedarville and will commision via rotc there. I suspect they did not like the sexual inuendo.


24 posted on 04/28/2014 6:11:57 PM PDT by BRL
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To: BRL

I figured that. I doubt a drunk scumball like Boehner would have any clout at a Christian college.


25 posted on 04/28/2014 6:21:45 PM PDT by 50mm (Trust nobody and you'll never be disappointed.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Cedarville College was recently on the news to promote their “Charity Exchange”. They have a small restaurant where those in need can work in exchange for necessities.


26 posted on 04/28/2014 6:40:29 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: SeekAndFind

As an Ohioan, those I know who went to or now go to Cedarville will tell you that the Earth is 6000 years old. They will tell you this while eating a ham sandwich and wearing polyester blend jeans.


27 posted on 04/28/2014 7:18:00 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: SeekAndFind

bookmark


28 posted on 04/28/2014 7:30:12 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: mylife

Some of the people on our side really suck.

*********

If it makes you feel better, they aren’t really on our side.


29 posted on 04/28/2014 7:45:28 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Some folks are cowards


30 posted on 04/28/2014 8:23:58 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: SeekAndFind; jdwinteregg

Sorry to hear about the job loss. The ad was funny and, evidently, pretty darn effective. Best of luck against the feckless establishment compromised complicit career politician Boehner. For every door that closes....


31 posted on 04/28/2014 8:30:31 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: ifinnegan

“An adjunct professor usually isn’t paid by the university.”

They are typically paid by the university, as a contractor or 1099 employee, as opposed to a full time or tenured member of faculty.

Big wool, now he can focus on his campaign!

Get Boehner the Hell out of there!


32 posted on 04/28/2014 8:37:20 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: SeekAndFind

And Levin still thinks we can build a “New Republican Party”.


33 posted on 04/28/2014 9:03:19 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: demshateGod
And Levin still thinks we can build a “New Republican Party”.

The Democrats did it and we can't?

34 posted on 04/28/2014 10:57:03 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: itsahoot

Only if we cheat like they did.


35 posted on 04/29/2014 4:45:15 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: BRL

I suspect they did not like the inuendo, either, but do they have television on campus? That ad was no worse than the ones it parodied.


36 posted on 04/29/2014 5:18:33 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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