Here is what they’re saying about Ron’s viral video:
From the Washington Free Beacon:Sen. Ron Johnson (R., Wis.) can definitely chug a beer like a champ, as he demonstrated after receiving the endorsement of the Tavern League of Wisconsin. Johnson’s campaign put out a video of what one does when receiving such an endorsement. Johnson, sitting at a bar, downs a beer without taking a breath. It takes Johnson approximately six seconds. Afterwards, he doesn’t take a gasp for air either. “That’s pretty good,” the tavern-keeper says when the senator is done.
Johnson is in a tight race for reelection against former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold. It is unclear if Feingold can down a cold beer this fast or with this much skill. If you ever see Johnson with a beer and think it’s just for political show, it’s not. Ron Johnson can go into BEASTMODE.
The video was shot to celebrate Johnson’s endorsement by the Tavern League of Wisconsin, the influential lobbying arm for bars. The group endorsed Johnson’s challenger Democratic former Sen. Russ Feingold in 2010. As for what beer he pounded, Johnson spokesman Brian Reisinger says “of course” it was a Miller Lite. Johnson also has a television ad showing him changing his grandson’s diaper, dodging a stream of urine in the process. The message was he cleans up messes at home and in Washington.
A video of Wisconsin Republican Senator Ron Johnson slamming a beer is making waves across the internet. The senator who represents Wisconsin posted a video of himself on Twitter hammering an ice cold beer in quick attempt. The video was in response to the Tavern League of Wisconsin endorsing Johnson. The beer Johnson chose to slam was a Miller Lite according to his communications director Brian Reisinger.
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson celebrated his latest endorsement the only way he really could — chugging down a pint of Miller Lite. His quick five-second chug, complimented by the bartender, followed his endorsement by the Tavern League of Wisconsin, a non-partisan trade association with 5,000 members. The endorsement of the long-time businessman and one-term senator was remarkable because the Tavern owners backed Johnson’s Democratic opponent, former Sen. Russ Feingold, in their last matchup.