Our beloved Congressman John Lewis goes Voting Gangnam Style. Watch it. http://t.co/pLidVoKa
— Hamilton County Dems (@HCDemsTN) October 20, 2012
Voter advocacy groups 18 Million and Rising and the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center teamed up with Georgia Rep. John Lewis for a “Gangnam Style”-inspired video encouraging Asian Americans to vote (for Democrats).
Ummm. Okay. Politics aside, do you think this will be an effective campaign strategy? Or is there such a thing… http://t.co/22KfWrDN
— Casey Jordan (@DrCaseyJordan) October 22, 2012
Effective? No. A bit frightening? You bet.
Creepiness of Lewis’ dancing notwithstanding, the video seems to have gone over pretty well:
If John Lewis can do this, we can get out the vote. Hilarious! “Congressman John Lewis – Voting Gangnam Style. http://t.co/etIaZcOG”
— C Walker-Barnes (@drchanequa) October 20, 2012
— Molly (@mollym75) October 20, 2012
— Kirk Clay *Energizer (@KirkClay) October 22, 2012
— Jay Hutchins (@GoJayHutchins) October 22, 2012
Though one liberal is vowing to do the unthinkable if the incessant “Gangnam Style” parodies don’t let up soon:
This Twitterer took the opportunity to comment on Lewis’ political record:
Lewis is more talented at dancing than being a Congressmanhttp://t.co/MREaQx2E
— Stephen Vasil (@Stephen_Vasil) October 22, 2012