The Most Honest Presidential Ad

Generic Presidential Campaign Ad
Generic Presidential Campaign Ad  Photo credit: Dissolve / YouTube / Dropbox
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Now that the two main presidential candidates have been nominated and their campaigns and Super PACs will begin pouring hundreds of millions into the race, Americans can expect to see a barrage of campaign ads.

However, since most of them will basically be the same, we want to present you with one satirical video that will allow you to skip all others.

Below is a spoof campaign commercial created by Kendra Eash on behalf of Dissolve, a stock video company. The video lays bare the meaninglessness of political ads.


Related front page panorama photo credit: Adapted by WhoWhatWhy from Generic Presidential Campaign Ad (Dissolve / YouTube / Dropbox)

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2 responses to “The Most Honest Presidential Ad”

  1. Track0987 says:

    Pretty much how it is. How far we’ve fallen.

  2. Robert says:

    Fantastic depiction. I offer this as further proof of the folly of voting.

    “ The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me.

    They have, taking one with the another, no special talent for the business of
    government;

    They have only talent for getting and holding office. The principle device to that
    end is to search out groups who pant and pine for something they
    can’t get then to promise to give it to them.

    Nine (9) times out of 10 the promise is worthless, the 10th time is made good by looting
    A to satisfy B. In other words government is a broker in pillage,
    and every election is an advance sale of stolen goods.” H.L.
    Mencken.