“One Little Wee-Wee”: A Bad Lip Reading of the Republican candidates debate

By on August 19, 2015

You may have read that the first Republican Candidates debate was the most watched cable newscast of all-time. But how many of the millions of Americans who actually tuned in to Fox News that night truly heard what the candidates were saying? We have to admit, we watched some of the debate but didn’t really hear what they were really saying.

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Thankfully, the folks at Bad Lip Reading are here to help, presenting this highlight reel showing the potential GOP candidates weighing in on a variety of solid issues, including answers to Megyn Kelly’s tough-hitting questions, like “How would you get a dead mouse on crescent roll with some steak?,” and some bold-ass statements by some of the candidates, like Texas senator Ted Cruz (“And then I — well, I will drink a sorority’s goldfish”), and Florida senator Marco Rubio (“I own a parrot that doesn’t drink”).

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One of the best moments of the night, however, has to go to candidate Ben Carson, singing “One Little Wee-Wee.”

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And if you’re ready to go down the rabbit hole again, you need to check out the granddad of these mock-dubbing videos: it appeared on the “Night Flight” TV show back in the day and starred Nancy and Ronald Reagan talking about Nancy’s rampant drug use.

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About Bryan Thomas

Bryan Thomas has been a freelancing writer/critic for All Music Guide, and a contributor to Launch, Music Connection, Big Takeover and numerous other publications and entertainment websites, blogs and zines, most of them long gone. He's written more than sixty sets of liner notes. He’s also worked for over twenty years at mostly reissue record labels -- prior to that he worked in bookstores and record stores, going all the way back to the original vinyl daze. He lives in the Miracle Mile neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA.