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Rick Barber Is The Latest Alabama Candidate To Become A YouTube Lunatic (VIDEO)

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Looks like we may have mourned the end of crazy Alabama political YouTube ads prematurely! In a late, great entry in the genre, here's Rick Barber -- who recently held on in the GOP primary in Alabama's second district to force establishment candidate Martha Roby into a runoff -- with a new spot in which he summons the poltergeists of Sam Adams and George Washington and Benjamin Franklin to shout at them in a drunken rant about an armed insurrection against the Internal Revenue Service.

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Yes! Talkin' sedition with the Founding Fathers! It doesn't get any better than that.

"Is it worth digging into the substance here?" asks Dave Weigel, who makes a spirited attempt to do just that. But for all intents and purposes, what Barber is doing is railing against modernity itself, working himself into a fantasia of bellicosity.

Anyway, in the next scene of the story, we'll have a terrified George Washington exclaiming: "WTF, dude?! Why didn't you tell us that they have Hellfire missiles, mounted on robot planes, capable of cutting a man in half from 30,000 feet in the air? You do know that we are armed with muskets, right?"

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