John Hickenlooper, Tom Tancredo & Dan Maes show Real Gubernatorial Genius in new "ads"

Colorado's gubernatorial race has offered a good dose of unintentional humor on its own. But Complete Colorado has upped the laugh ante by creating "Real Gubernatorial Genius," satirical commercials (based on a popular Bud Light campaign) that lampoon Dan Maes, John Hickenlooper and Tom Tancredo.

Call it equal-opportunity mocking.

The faux ads are below. We're especially fond of the Maes ad, not because of any political allegiance, but because it's features the catchiest tune: "The light bulbs are on aisle fii-iive!"

More from our Videos archive: "Diana DeGette + John Hickenlooper = Ellen DeGeneres."

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Joel Warner is a former staff writer for Westword and International Business Times. He's also written for WIRED, Men's Journal, Men's Health, Bloomberg Businessweek, Popular Science, Slate, Grantland and many other publications. He's co-author of the 2014 book The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny, published by Simon & Schuster.
Contact: Joel Warner