It reminds me of something a Republican might do..
"It's 3 a.m., and your children are safe and asleep," the announcer says. "But there's a phone in the White House, and it's ringing — something's happening in the world. Your vote will decide who answers that call." [DB: McCain sends a lacky, rolls over and goes back to sleep. Hillary tries to find Bill. Obama takes the call.]
....all thats missing are the large carnivores.
Possible inspirations: 1 and 2