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Home - by - January 26, 2013 - 21:28 America/New_York - 29 Comments

illustr8r sent this over and I had a similar reaction to hers.

What is it about any “message video” that immediately makes us feel like it is somehow progressive indoctrination. We’re not even saying that there is anything particularly political in the clip, it just has the overall tone of some sort of “I know better than you and once you watch my one minute video  it’s going to profoundly alter your life. It’s what I do. You’re welcome.” video. And we hate them, and find them insufferably libtarded.

Are we alone? Or are we irreparably cynical?

 

» 29 Comments

  1. Claudia

    January 26th, 2013

    I hate kids that think they know more than adults. Comes from TV bratty kids. Usually with dumber than rocks dads. I hate liberalism.

    This one is just as irritating.

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  2. Bad Brad

    January 26th, 2013

    Hey kid, what the square root of 144? Then shut up!

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  3. Hawaiian

    January 26th, 2013

    Nobody likes a scold. Especially a scold who forces his/her kid to do the scolding, thinking we’ll all obey if the kid scolds us in a way he/she thinks is cutesy.

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  4. Jim - PRS

    January 26th, 2013

    27 seconds…. Enough.

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  5. bubba

    January 26th, 2013

    bubba made about 20 seconds. bubba wanted that kid to shut up.

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  6. grayscape

    January 26th, 2013

    I can’t stand to watch another Democrat slave do what his mas’r say.

    Run kid!! Slavery is illegal in America!!

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  7. Roy Lofquist

    January 26th, 2013

    I took it as a rather biting parody of the shallow thinking by which we have become afflicted.

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  8. morning glory

    January 26th, 2013

    Robert Frost is a mean ole white man

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  9. Dagney

    January 27th, 2013

    maybe he thinks he’s an adult because he’s already fat and ugly.

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  10. MaryfromMarin

    January 27th, 2013

    Vacation over, @D?

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  11. Piker

    January 27th, 2013

    Having made a career in video production, I can tell that the lines are being fed to him by some fuckwit art school chick video producer, just by the way they cover them with choppy editing and crappy B-Roll. This isn’t funny, inspiring or entertaining, the only thing this video does is make me want to slap the living shit out of who ever put this turd together for wasting my time viewing it.

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  12. Bad Brad

    January 27th, 2013

    Dagney, Are you an adult? Just asking.

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  13. Dagney

    January 27th, 2013

    lol, yeah.

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  14. Bad Brad

    January 27th, 2013

    Me to. LOL. They call me FUB. You figure it out.

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  15. Bad Brad

    January 27th, 2013

    Dagney, What happened to the Yoga and the gay weight lifter MMA guy? Thought you’d be mean and lean by now tubby. LOL

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  16. Racist

    January 27th, 2013

    Pep talk? More like trash talk. I guess you could call it motivational… if the intention was to motivate somebody to wear his little sassy-mouthed ass out with a leather belt or a hickory switch, for talkin to grown folks like that!!!

    On the other hand…

    Oh sorry, got distracted by that IOTW tan-mark!!! Where was I? Oh yeah, OTOH, I LOVE me some Space Jam too!!! Yeah, M-O-N uh,stars!

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  17. Unruly Refugee

    January 27th, 2013

    30 seconds. I don’t do pep talks or listen to kids who don’t respect their elders.

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  18. Stranded in Sonoma

    January 27th, 2013

    I hope his voice changes soon because if it doesn’t, he’ll never be elected president. We have standar…Oooops! We used to have standards. Now we don’t. Go for kid, you’re a shoo in on the democrat ticket.

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  19. sileceal

    January 27th, 2013

    In four years I’ve become “irreparably cynical”.

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  20. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    January 27th, 2013

    @ racist – Yeah, I was distracted by the LORD of the ONION RINGS. Excellent!

    Back on topic.

    O.5 sec. I began the video just to see how long it was then stopped it: 3:28 of my life saved!

    As for “cute” colored kids, I’ll take Sugar Chile Robinson any day (no, this is NOT Little Richard as a kid):

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rcq93txBdtM
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  21. Dadof3

    January 27th, 2013

    I agree, I get that reaction too. And I think started back in the 70s with Sesame Street and the PSAs – school house rock. Or whatever it was called.

    BTW – bratty kids that think they know it all rarely seem to age out of it.

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  22. Dr. Tar

    January 27th, 2013

    I could barely understand the little snowflake. When I did concentrate on what he was saying I grew angery that he still didn’t make any sense, conterdicted himself and just generally spewed chiches and pop references for no particular reason. I made it 1/2 through a stopped when I felt the blood vessels in my scalp begin to pulsate.

    I think this would work well down in Guantanamo though.

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  23. grayjohn

    January 27th, 2013

    My evil, white, racist side says STFU! So does my other side…whatever that is.

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  24. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    January 27th, 2013

    Without cranking the video up, just looking at that still of the kid reminds me of Flip Wilson:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR8OpOlga-Y
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  25. David K

    January 27th, 2013

    Using a rock group’s lyrics (okay, maybe rock is the wrong descriptor for Journey) to counter Robert Frost’s poem is your typical libtard logic. So no, you are not too cynical, you should be more cynical.

    One more thought, I do not work to provide for the collective kid!

    By the way, this is not from a kid, it was created by a professional marketing team if you ask me.

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  26. Aunt Liz

    January 27th, 2013

    One of my biggest pet peeves is a precocious child. I do not find them cute. I do not find them endearing.

    I need to go back to looking at Claudia’s critters to get rid of the hostility this video instills in me.

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  27. moarkdave

    January 27th, 2013

    What surprised me the most was that the Webster kid has not aged any at all.

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  28. LadyGun12

    January 27th, 2013

    That voice was a grating as the voice of the Vietnamese woman who sits behind me at work.

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  29. not the droid you seek

    January 28th, 2013

    He sounds just like South Park’s Butters. Deeply disturbing.

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