Looks like Pat’s son, Monty Paulsen, is gearing up for a 2012 run for the White House. Here he hits the campaign trail to find the pulse of American voters.
Entries Tagged as 'Politics'
September 20th, 2008 · 35 Comments
September 19th, 2008 · 10 Comments
By RICH FREEDMAN/Times-Herald staff writer Pat Paulsen may have credited the Smothers Brothers with launching his career. But it was the late mock-presidential candidate who saved the popular Smothers Brothers Show, says the man who should know. “Pat was probably the most recognizable and definable part of the show,” said Tommy Smothers. “If the show [...]
September 19th, 2008 · No Comments
Posthumous award show will feature 30 stand-ups By RICH FREEDMAN/Times-Herald staff writer Before Will Durst, there was Pat Paulsen. And Durst, arguably the most well-known Bay Area political comic, would be the first to support the posthumous (post-humorous?) Comedy Legends Award bestowed upon Paulsen at Comedy Day in San Francisco on Sept. 28. “I remember [...]
September 19th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Any of you who live in Northern California or are planning a visit in the next few months must stop by to see this exciting collection. This exhibition at the California Historical Society in San Francisco offers a fun and fascinating look at the wide array of Californians who either ran, or were urged to [...]
June 1st, 2008 · 12 Comments
A tense election year. A volatile atmosphere. America at war. Unrest and cynicism. Racial tension. A nation in turmoil cries out for hope and change. One man answers the call. The year is 1968. The man is Pat Paulsen. Did Pat Paulsen win the 1968 election? Was there a conspiracy to cover up the number [...]
May 19th, 2008 · 4 Comments
May 17, 2008 – Saturday Night Live did a parody of an NBA ad campaign. Once again, Pat, ahead of his time, already blazed through this bit of political satire. Forty years ago, Pat created this on the Smother Brothers show, when he was filmed “Talking out of both sides of his face” during his [...]
April 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments
OCEAN CITY, NJ…..Pat Paulsen for President Headquarters is now open at Doo Dah Central located in City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Avenue. The Doo Dah Board of Governors and Parade Committee have officially endorsed the deceased comedian for president. There will be a Paulsen for President Brigade in the City’s Doo Dah Parade, Sat., April [...]
March 29th, 2008 · 57 Comments
The Democrats are battling for a nominee (it’s getting nasty, folks!) and John McCain is searching for just the right running mate (you know there’s got to be much discussion among his staff to look for someone younger, perhaps a woman, certainly and individual with executive and economic skills). We think it’s time to focus [...]
March 29th, 2008 · 9 Comments
We have had so many great entries. It shows that supporters of Pat’s candidacy are truly a bunch of brilliant and clever people! The decision was extremely difficult and we want to thank each and every one of the entrants for their participation in the contest. There is a four way tie for first place. [...]
February 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments
This car was spotted outside an Obama event in New Hampshire. Click on Photo #2.Â Â Â GO PAT!