Posted on March 18, 2014 (August 20, 2021) Defending Key Reforms Share: Heard of the #McConnelling trend from the recent The Daily Show? episode? If not, TPM sums it up pretty nicely here: The Kentucky Republican’s re-election campaign released an odd, speechless ad Tuesday that began with about 15 seconds of footage of the senator staring straight into the camera and smiling. So [Jon] Stewart played back that McConnell b-roll to everything from Simon and Garfunkel to The Who to Sir Mix-A-Lot. As he pointed out, the clip works with all of them. The Daily Show has invited the world to do their own take on #McConnelling, so we decided to create our own version. In light of the $18,243,224 he’s raised in campaign contributions since 2009 from groups like Citigroup, JPMorgan, & Goldman Sachs — we thought this edition to be pretty fitting. Watch & Enjoy. More on this data from the Open Secrets.