It turns out that Jim Slattery’s “Hosed” commercial, which has garnered national media attention, is the brainchild of Bill Hillsman of Minneapolis’ North Woods Advertising. Hillsman’s credits include offbeat work for the late Minnesota Sen. Paul Wellstone and former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, posed by Hillsman as Rodin’s “The Thinker.” Noting Slattery’s weak polling against Sen. Pat Roberts, Washington Post blogger Chris Cillizza called the “Hosed” ad “the definition of a Hail Mary pass.” Chicago Tribune blogger Frank James asked, “Does it get more outlandish than this?”
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