Skip to comments.Firm markets 'Clinton', 'Lewinsky' condoms(The clinton legacy found)
Posted on 09/20/2005 5:49:39 PM PDT by mdittmar
A rubber company in China has begun marketing condoms under the brand names Clinton and Lewinsky, apparently seeking to exploit the White House affair that led to the impeachment of America's 42nd president.
Spokesman Liu Wenhua of the Guangzhou Rubber Group said the company was handing out 100,000 free Clinton and Lewinsky condoms as part of a promotion to raise consumer awareness of its new products.
He said that after the promotion ends, the Clinton condoms will go on sale in southern China for 29.8 Yuan ($A4.89) for a box of 12, while the Lewinsky model will be priced at 18.8 Yuan for the same quantity.
"The Clinton condom will be the top of our line," he said. "The Lewinsky condom is not quite as good."
Liu said the company had chosen to use the Clinton name because consumers viewed the former president as a responsible person, who would want to stress safe sex as an effective way to prevent the spread of the HIV virus.
"The names we chose are symbols of people who are responsible and dedicated to their jobs," he said. "I believe Bill Clinton cannot be unhappy about this because he's a very generous man."
Liu said the company did not believe using the Clinton and Lewinsky names constituted a violation of copyright or other laws.
"We have received full approval from the local Industrial and Commercial Bureau to start production," he said.
Clinton has campaigned aggressively for heightened AIDS awareness in China, where the disease is spreading rapidly.
In impeachment proceedings conducted by the US Senate in 1999, he was acquitted on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice. The charges stemmed from denials he made about a sexual relationship he maintained with Lewinsky, a former White House intern.
I used all my jokes the first 5 times this was posted. But it still is funny.
I want product pictures !
It's still funny;)
So much for honor among thieves.
An automobile and an aircraft carrier were named for Lincoln.
Even Carter got little liver pills...
But William Jefferson Blythe Clinton got his own line of condoms...
One scumbag deserves another...
I wonder if the Clinton one has a built in bent in it?
One of them bends to the left and the other one just keeps dropping down.
No, but it comes with some ice for black eyes.
Next cuba will market Clinton, Blewinsky cigars.
OH touche touche
My rapier is at your feet Sir.
Here's a chance for George H. Bush to vindicate himself from remaining silent on Clinton's trashing of his son's policy.
He should congratulate Bubba on this "honor" on the talk show circuit.
The "Clinton Plaza" red light area - complete with White House Go-Go, Monica Beer Bar, and Bill's Coffee Shop - opened in 1998 and closed in 2003.
Ironic that if Bill would have capped his little willie with a Clinton, there'd be no stain on the blue dress and we'd have probably never heard of Monica Lewinsky at least not till she fell victim to an Arkancide and was found in Fort Marcy Park.
Joy reigns supreme! The imagination is near bursting with all manner of thought as to how best utilize these most apropos products at Hillary's coronation at the demonRAT Natl. Convention in '08.
Possibility #1 We take up a collection and submit an order for the best volume discount we can obtain (in true capitalistic spirit) and purchase said devices. Just before Hillary is to ascend to the podium FReeper volunteers begin hurling about the condoms. Each volunteer will be stationed close by a reporter with a microphone or videocam for best media coverage.
How about some more possibilities?
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