Thursday, September 20, 2007 Damed Spot Classics: Reagan

Video Description: "As actor and former Sen. Fred Thompson prepares to enter the GOP presidential race, we look back at how an acting background can help in campaign ads. Produced with the Museum of the Moving Image."

Note: This video is not an advertisement, but it is a neat little commentary on how acting abilities can help a candidate to produce a more effective TV ad. Make Your Own Romney Ad

Video description: "Romney for President"is holding a contest that asks supporters to create and submit video campaign ads. Here's an entry from Slate V." Political Action: Rudy Giuliani: A Betrayal of Trust

Video Description: "When Rudy Giuliani had the chance to do something to end the war, he went AWOL. He quit the Iraq Study Group and gave speeches for money. So we're asking him: where were you when it counted? Read the facts, and help put this ad on the air in Iowa:"

Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee: Nightmare

Video description: "Listen to Mayor Rudy Giuliani's new radio ad, "Nightmare." Political Action: Reckless

Video description: "On Wednesday, Sen. John McCain sang "bomb, bomb, bomb, bomb Iran" to the tune of the Beach Boys' "Barbara Ann."

MoveOn made an emergency TV ad to expose McCain's reckless remarks. Help get this ad on the air: an.html"

Note: This one ran about 5 months ago, but I just found it today.

Obama for America: Join Barack at the Harkin Steak Fry

Video description: "Join Barack at the 30th Annual Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, IA on September 16th."

Note: This one probably only ran in Iowa, but I thought the intro was pretty entertaining.

Hillary Clinton for President Exploratory Committee: New Ad: Hillary's Health Care Plan

Video description: "Check out the latest campaign ad introducing Hillary's American Health Choices Plan. Her plan covers all Americans and improves health care by lowering costs and improving quality. Check it out at"

Romney for President: "Traditional"

Video description: "Romney for President Radio Ad"

Romney for President: "Change Begins With Us"

Video description: "Governor Mitt Romney's 13th Campaign Ad"