CA-SEN Candidate Fiorina Unleashes Demon Sheep Web Video

Carly Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard who is running for Senate from California, released a web video today claiming her Republican primary opponent, former Rep. Tom Campbell, is a “fiscal conservative in name only.”

In other words, a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

The video begins with a pastoral scene of sheep grazing and the pleasant voice of a female narrator describing fiscal conservatives as people “we admire.”

Then, one of the sheep — the Campbell sheep — rises on a pedestal. The sky turns dark. Lightning strikes. The music becomes ominous. Campbell Sheep falls, tumbling from the pedestal as a deep male voice says, “But one way to fall.”

The video then bashes Campbell on deficits, budgets, tax increases and the like. But it returns to the sheep pasture for the climax. Just watch extra closely at the 2:26 mark. And then at 2:38. There are no words:

This is real.

For what it’s worth, Fiorina recently loaned her campaign $2.5 million.

(H/T Wonkette)

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