We've looked over the 5 Funniest Congressional Ads of 2012 and the 5 Funniest Local Campaign Ads of 2012, but who among us can resist the urge to revisit the fact that Herman Cain actually ran for president?
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The Ad: "Lena Dunham: Your First Time." Compared casting a ballot to losing one's virginity. Considering it took 3 hours instead of 30 seconds to cast a ballot in Florida, this turned out to be very, very far from the truth.
Tags: Advertising, Barack Obama, Herman Cain, Lena Dunham, Rick Perry, Ron Paul
Most everyone is relieved that with the campaign season over, the airwaves are no longer cluttered with political ads. But some of us aren't ready to return to an endless stream of dog food advertisements and catheter commercials.
Previously, we looked back at the funniest ads in the 2012 House and Senate races. Today, let's celebrate state and local campaigns, the kind of races that have previously given us Basil Marceaux and restored our faith in democracy…
Tags: Advertising, California, Florida, Missouri, State Legislature, Television, Texas
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Tags: Advertising, Barack Obama, Jon Stewart, Mitt Romney, Ohio, The Daily Show, Video, Wyatt Cenac
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Tags: 30 Seconds Over Washington, Advertising, Kyle Kinane
The advent of SuperPACs and the general flood of money into political campaigns may be wrecking our democracy, but is that such a steep price to pay for hilarious campaign ads? The Founders would surely say no.
Though presidential campaigns get most of the attention, we must also honor the House and Senate campaigns that deliver on our founding promise of life, liberty and LOLs.
Tags: Advertising, Arizona, Florida, House of Representatives, Ohio, Oklahoma, Senate, Texas