Startlingly simple, brutal political ad

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/09/21/startlingly-simple-brutal-pol.html

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Ho-ly fuuuuck.

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dayuuuum thats cold.

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Christmas is gonna be aaaawwwwkward this year.

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If my brother ran for public office, I’d have to say the same.

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Jeez…even his dog hates him.

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Oh fuck yeah, me too.

I’m starting to think there’s not enough people helping in this way.

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I was thinking, “Yeah, this is a somewhat effective ad…” then I got to the end. Oh shit. If this guy manages to get re-elected…

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those were my exact words.

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“Brutal” indeed, in the most etymologically correct sense of the word at that. Nicely non-disappointing, RB.

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Came here to say that very thing.

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Oooof.

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God damn.

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That was like an M. Night Shyamalan twist at the end. I love it.

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My uncle ran for President against Obama (in one state on an independent ballot). I’d have voted for McCain and Palin over my uncle.

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The wikipedia article on that guy makes it pretty clear that his relatives think he’s a lunatic and overall terrible human being.

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It’s almost like, Darth Vader is my brother!

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Damn. Worth sticking around for.

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But what’s beautiful about this ad is it doesn’t even come close to labeling or name-calling. It’s simply, “Hey, I wouldn’t trust that guy to protect the interests of the least of us. I should know. He’s my brother.”

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It’s not too late for Tiffany and Barron to start campaigning for the Democrats during the midterms…

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