Adventures in Hyper-Literal Campaign Ads

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Jan. 25 2012 1:56 PM

Adventures in Hyper-Literal Campaign Ads

Mark Oxner is a Republican, running for the right to represent a new Florida district that will cover some part of Orlando. [Ed: Original post referred to Atlanta, for some reason.] The smart money is on a fairly blue area being carved out, and wealthy netroots hero Alan Grayson beating all comers to represent it. Oxner's response: A campaign ad produced by the delightfully named Vernon Furniss.

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Can anybody really out-viral Alan Grayson, though? I'm skeptical.

 

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.