February 29, 2008

Clinton ad eerily similar to highly popular Carter ad

A while back we commented on an outrageously awesome Jimmy Carter campaign video in which he sat at his desk in the Oval Office, decked out in a gray cardigan, working into the wee hours of the morning because: "Even at the end of a long working day, there’s a new piece of legislation to consider, or one more phone call to be made, or another cable to read. A cable from the other side of the turning world, where the sun is shining, and something is happening."It was wildly effective, and as a result, Carter was reelected in a landslide in 1980.Fast-forward to February, 2008, and here's Hillary Clinton's latest ad:...and for full comparison, here's Jimmy Carter's:It looks like Hillary has really stumbled upon the recipe for success here.