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Topic: Politics

This Guy Just Made the Most Hilariously Insane Political Campaign Ad Ever

Starring a giant goose, a dragon and an alien

If crazy political ads are their own kind of art form, this one is something of a masterpiece. Wyatt Scott is an independent candidate for Canadian parliament. And taking his new…

Jeb Bush Unveiled His 2016 Logo, and the Internet Shouted Unkind Things at It

The season's most enthusiastic mark

There's nothing more infectious than good old-fashioned enthusiasm from a presidential candidate. And what better way to project that political fervor than by adding an exclamation point to your campaign…

How JWT Is Turning Campaign Signs Into Furniture After Elections Are Over

Upcycling comes to politics

Now that the elections are over, just think about all the fun craft projects you can do with irrelevant campaign signs—at least, if you live in Brazil. Civic nonprofit Mobilidade Urbana…

Inspired by the City's Ex-Con Mayoral Candidate, Providence Agency Turns to a Life of Crime

Adding muscle to your work with 'mobvertising'

Buddy Cianci served as the mayor of Providence, R.I., for two decades and is running again this fall, despite having been convicted of two felonies over the years—for assault and…

This Danish 'Get Out the Vote' PSA Is So Full of Sex and Violence, It Was Pulled Immediately

Orgy scene dooms Voteman

If you thought the U.S. had weird political ads, check out this bit of insanity from Denmark: a 90-second cartoon that stars a character called Voteman, who isn't apathetic about…

Germans Fight Neo-Nazis by Liking Their Facebook Page and Flooding It With Love

This didn't go over very well

Sadly, there's still a Nazi presence in Germany. Recently, an organization named Laut Gegen Nazis, or Loud Against Nazis, decided to combat the hate with lots of love—or rather, lots…

Mitch McConnell Celebrates Duke Instead of Kentucky Basketball in Latest Ad Fail

Senator's opponent is a fan of the gaffe

Mitch McConnell can’t catch a break. First, the Republican senator from Kentucky becomes the meme of the moment after releasing a baffling long-form ad with no words where he mostly just…

Q&A: Sarah Silverman on the Joys and Terrors of Politically Charged Advertising

'This couldn't be worse for my career'

Sarah Silverman is no stranger to controversy stemming from her politically charged PSAs. In her latest polarizing video, released last week, she bonds with Jesus Christ while they watch an…

SNL Helps Obama Through Presidential Depression With Paxil Second Term Strength

Three more years of meds

Most presidents go through a second-term depression, but Obama's has been particularly dismal. To help out, Saturday Night Live has introduced Paxil Second Term Strength, a depression medication for the…

Centuries Later, George Washington Is a Candidate Again in Mount Vernon's Spoof Campaign Ad

'One man stands out'

A deadpan spoof of a typical political ad might be the only thing getting votes in Washington these days. The ad below for Mount Vernon, George Washington's plantation home outside of…

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