Duke's Video Vault

Duke's Video Vault

The D2K Presidential Campaign Revisited

With the country perpetually ginned up for the next presidential smackdown, Doonesbury.com presents for your viewing pleasure an exclusive look back at the campaign videos of Duke2000 -- Ambassador Duke’s “Absolutely Nothing To Lose” run for the White House as a maverick Reform Party candidate. E-campaigning from his headquarters at the E-Z Rest Motor Lodge in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Duke set out to prove that an average citizen, with nothing more than a laptop, a few spam speeches, and a sackful of soft money, could make political history.

  • Wake Up, America

    | October 20, 2010

    Via live remote on a local Fox morning show, Doonesbury's Uncle Duke explains his candidacy: "While other men see a brighter tomorrow, I see colors. But that's just me."

  • Rocket's Red Glare

    | October 20, 2010

    A star-spangled Fourth of July display as Duke offers his explosive rendition of the national anthem: "Gave proof through the night, that we were right..."

  • Stirred, Not Shaken

    | October 20, 2010

    The high-flying candidate experiences mental turbulence in the way-too-friendly skies:
    "What about my martini? I paid full fare for this seat, lady, and I've had practically nothing to drink."

  • Going Up

    | October 20, 2010

    A presidential candidate's worst nightmare -- a nightmare about being the worst presidential candidate. ("I thought he was dead." "No, that's just his campaign.")

  • Fat Tax

    | October 20, 2010

    A bold proposal for creating serious tax disincentives for the weight-challenged: "You tax smokers, why not over-eaters? The seat-spillover is out of control."