The campaign of 2018 has brought out some odd candidates, and some even odder commercials. There was the guy who pepper sprayed himself in the face, the guy who compared President Trump to Osama bin Laden, and the guy whose ad was literally a dumpster fire. . .
Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State who is running for governor, prompted outrage from some folks with an ad in which he holds a shotgun while interviewing a prospective suitor for one of his daughters.
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A Democratic candidate for the House of Representatives in Colorado came up with a novel solution for stopping school shootings — pepper spray. And who better to illustrate the spray’s power than himself.
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[Ron] DeSantis released an ad in which he fully embraces Trump, featuring his wife, Casey. “Everyone knows my husband Ron DeSantis is endorsed by President Trump, but he’s also an amazing dad,” she says. . .
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The ad, titled “A family defends its honor,” shows Gosar’s siblings — Tim, Jennifer, Gaston, Joan, Grace, and David — delivering disparaging remarks about Gosar and his agenda. The ad takes a stark turn when you find out that the pro-Brill folks are actually Gosar’s brothers and sisters.
(Read more from “The Good, the Bad and the Weird: Most Memorable Political Ads of the 2018 Campaign” HERE)