October 25th, 2010
01:05 PM ET
12 years ago

Campaign Circus: Joe Miller called a 'clown'

(CNN) - As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

Miller? Miller? Miller?

Ben Stein - famous for his role in the '80s movie classic "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and his political/economic commentary - took to the pages of the Alaska Dispatch to blast Tea Party-backed Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller, calling him a "dangerous, stupid clown."

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  1. T'SAH from Virginia

    Well, when you are starring in a THREE RING CIRCUS, someone has to be the CLOWN!! So if the shoes, nose and outfit FITS – then Wear It!!! And this is a FACT – if you can’t even star on SNL – you suck!!!

    Miller High Life is just that – HIGH on his LIFE and ONLY CARES about what matters to him!! He doesn’t even REMEMBER that SARAH PALIN endorsed him; trying to separate himself from his endorser – who was already a LOSER – in order to make himself WIN – not realizing he's a LOSER too. "Miller High Life" BASHES everyone around him, he's arrogant and he's extreme!!! The VOTERS in AK already figured him out and discovered that he’s a LOSER!!!

    The RepubliCAN’T kicked Murkowski to the curb and when she WINS are they going to EMBRACE her? The RepubliCAN’T Party is a MESS and they are scattered everywhere!!!!!

    This is T’SAH from Virginia and I approve this message!!

    October 25, 2010 01:35 pm at 1:35 pm |
  2. Dave

    I wouldn't say Joe Miller is "dangerous." The guy is way too dumb to be dangerous...

    October 25, 2010 01:39 pm at 1:39 pm |
  3. Tim

    Did I hear someone is bringing back the circus? I really enjoyed that last round of circuses, when blago appointed Burris, and the healthcare vote selling, and all of the other fun things that happened this past year. I can hardly wait.

    October 25, 2010 01:58 pm at 1:58 pm |
  4. Anonymous

    Ben Stein is a pretty good financial guy. I can't understand why he said this. We need fiscal sanity in Washington. Murkowski and the other guy won't bring that to DC.

    October 25, 2010 02:08 pm at 2:08 pm |