New York Times: 4 Powerful Messages That Stand Out in a Sea of Advertisements
Jeremy Peters writes in the New York Times about the success of Truman’s “Commander in Chief” ad:
The number of presidential campaign ads that ran across the country in the last week was a staggering 80,000.
It’s going to be like that — and possibly much worse — through Election Day. Given the overwhelming volume of political advertising, any single ad may leave little beyond a fleeting impression with voters.
And for smaller political action groups — the not-so-super “super PACs” — getting their message across can be downright impossible.
But these groups have created some of the election’s most striking ads. Here are four that stand out.
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