Friday, December 07, 2007


Political interest groups + simple video editing software + You Tube =
greatest political advertising of all time!

More genius, from

Swift Kids For Truth has other fun stuff on the linked website. I like a video called "Courage", which has this dialogue(always spoken by the Swift Kids):

9/11 ... 9/11 ... 9/11 ... 9/11

Rudy Giuliani says 9/11 a lot, a real lot.

Saying 9/11, is important.

No Democrat has the guts to stand up and say 9/11 a lot.

I never heard Barack Obama say 9/11 once.

John Edwards? Never heard him say it.

I guess they don't care about saying 9/11.

9/11 ... 9/11 ... 9/11 ... 9/11

It's about time ... that somebody stood up and said 9/11 ... a lot.

THAT is some good campaigning. There's some very professional polling behind that kiddie-spoken dialogue. "Courage" gets at the core difference in the approach to terrorism among the parties, just as the best commercial from the 2004 Campaign got at the core difference then. I can still hear the woman's voiceover: "and weakness attracts those who would do America harm." A tremendous commercial for that campaign year.

Also, I totally love Rob Reiner in this commercial for Hillary. Note the sexual overtones in the very last girl, who yells: "Yes". Which, sex appeal is only good salemanship. It just ... struck me as EXTREMELY overt. But maybe that's just me.

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