Joe Miller Parodies "Old Spice Man"

What Women Really Think
Oct. 15 2010 12:14 PM

Joe Miller Parodies "Old Spice Man"

Joe Miller, Republican Senate candidate from Alaska, has released an ad spoofing " Old Spice Man ," the hilariously hypervirile guy from the body-wash ads. In Miller's version, below, it's opponent (and primary loser) Lisa Murkowski who doesn't measure up to the manliness of the Tea Party candidate (thanks to such attributes as his eight children, his Army record, love of the Constitution, and money-saving ways). In a way, it's a more clever version of Sean Duffy's fertile-lumberjack ad , and one more twist in this election season of gender-baiting .

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.