Is This the Most Racist and Offensive Political Ad Ever Made?

By Tim Nudd

Filmmaker Ladd Ehlinger Jr. earned a measure of notoriety in 2010 with his ads for Dale Peterson, the Alabama agriculture commissioner candidate, that showed Peterson waving his gun around and ranting about the “thugs and criminals” and “dummies” who were driving Alabama into the ground. Ehlinger also dressed up Nancy Pelosi as the Wicked Witch of the West in ads for her 2010 opponent John Dennis. But those spots look like PTA bake-sale ads compared to Ehlinger’s latest effort—the unreal spot below attacking Janice Hahn, a Democrat running for Congress in California. It’s called “Give us your cash, B–ch!” and that might be the least offensive thing about it. The racial and sexual insults just keep on coming, as Ehlinger hammers Hahn on her supposed support for “gangsters.” On the YouTube page, Ehlinger says his goal is “to expose stupid, corrupt politicians on all sides of the aisle with humorous but hard-hitting videos!” Where’s the joke? Via Slate.

Via AdFreak

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~ by The 1955 Hudson on June 16, 2011.

2 Responses to “Is This the Most Racist and Offensive Political Ad Ever Made?”

  1. ok, I see that as taking advantage of a fear to obliterate a rival…………..racist on the part of the opposition, cheap and unappologetic. Sick politics at its worst 😦

  2. Um…….not to mention, what’s up with the mug shots?……………….????

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