A Few PAC Names Better Than Houston Bookkeeper's 'Boats 'N Hoes'
The name for the PAC with ties to GOP strategist is so disrespectful to women and boats.
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This week state Republicans caught some bad press when the 'Boats N' Hoes' Super PAC was shut down Thursday. The Political Action Committee was started by a bookkeeper with Houston-based political strategy firm Blakemore & Associates, according to the Texas Tribune.
Houston consultant Allen Blakemore confirmed Wednesday evening that his firm's bookkeeper, Shaun Nowacki, started the PAC, which is a reference to a song from the 2008 film Step Brothers. The committee will be dissolved on Thursday, Blakemore said.
We can't really blame Nowacki for trying to be cheeky, perhaps to try and bolster interest from those apathetic millennials. Still, not a smooth move when the GOP is being called out again and again for disrespecting women. Maybe Nowacki needed to just put a little more thought into the name, rather than lifting it wholesale from a movie.
So, with that in mind, here are some better variations on the Boats 'N Hoes PAC theme that might have passed under the radar of the press.
Humvees N' Hynas Our inner 15-year-old likes the way this sounds. Take notes GOP, it wouldn't be bad if you're looking to attract Latino voters.
Broads N' Bugatti's The latest car model to be all over urban radio. This is a potential win for attracting young voters.
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Benz's N' Boppers Now, if you live in Houston, we shouldn't have to explain a little street slang to you. Using this as a PAC name, will not only go under the raider of mainstream media, but will have them lighting up urban dictionary to find out what the hell's a bopper.
Papo N' Lean We might be trying a little too hard to appeal to the streets with this one. But just for street cred, we threw it in.
Yachts N' Mamas Keeping the anti-women theme alive, this would surely serve the point, while not dragging a Will Ferrell movie into the mix.
Ferrari's N' Fast Chicks Need we say more? Not at the top of our list, but gets the point across.
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