Doors Are a Surprisingly Powerful Metaphor for Adversity in This Long-Form Political Ad

A fluid, engaging 3-minute spot for a House race in Texas

Doors probably aren’t the first metaphor most people would reach for when thinking about overcoming adversity. But in an unusually engaging political ad for the campaign of MJ Hegar, a Democrat running for Texas’s 31st congressional district, they become just that—a compelling symbol for the challenges she’s faced along the path to her candidacy.