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Ox battles rat in Georgia politican's ad/fable

Just when you think political ads can't get any worse, along comes this four-minute travesty starring a rat (a stand-in for the villainous Democratic former governor, Roy Barnes) and an…

October 16, 2009, 3:27 PM EDT

Avaaz.org stirs the pot again with latest ads

Avaaz.org gets provocative and goofy all at once with its new ads, which feature Dick Cheney, Barack Obama and Osama bin Laden. The Cheney ad wonders if the former…

September 18, 2009, 9:36 AM EDT

Let the Wilson v. Miller campaign ads begin

In light of Rep. Joe Wilson's heckling of President Obama last night, and the subsequent flood of campaign donations to his electoral opponent from last fall, Rob Miller, it looks…

September 10, 2009, 12:23 PM EDT

NOM airing first anti-gay-marriage ad in NY

This new ad from the National Organization for Marriage—its first TV spot opposing attempts to legalize same-sex marriage in New York—is a fairly typical cut-and-paste negative ad. Inveighing against same-sex…

May 29, 2009, 2:04 PM EDT

Errol Morris launches 11th-hour Obama ads

Oscar-winning director Errol Morris has launched a late-in-the-game ad campaign for Barack Obama, called "People in the Middle for Obama," that's designed to sway undecided voters the Democrat's way. The ads are…

October 28, 2008, 11:12 AM EDT

AdFreak launches blog for Election '08 ads

For those interested in chewing more fat carved from the old lipsticked pig of politics, check out CampaignFreak, our new Campaign 2008 advertising blog. From now until the election in…

September 11, 2008, 11:57 AM EDT

Get Moore for less with free film download

Michael Moore has announced that his next film, Slacker Uprising, will be released as a free online download through Brave New Films. The film documents Moore's 62-city tour during the…

September 10, 2008, 11:27 PM EDT

Sarah Palin footage both sides might enjoy

Following the surprise announcement of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as John McCain's VP pick, you can bet the Democrats are feverishly at work on a response ad. I'll personally…

August 29, 2008, 3:44 PM EDT

Pickens puts his mouth where his money is

The problem with T. Boone Pickens' campaign to make America less dependent on foreign oil (a campaign that's riled up NBC's networks) is its reliance on T. Boone Pickens.…

August 28, 2008, 2:29 PM EDT

Twin Cities urged to be nice to Republicans

While all political eyes are now on the Democrats in Denver, the Twin Cities are getting ready for the Republican conclave next week in St. Paul. And Minneapolis agency Campbell…

August 27, 2008, 12:56 PM EDT