Over the years, we’ve seen some pretty amazing ads from Democratic candidates. Anyone remember Dan Helmer’s weird “Top Gun”-inspired ad? We thought that one couldn’t possibly be topped.
Well, today, we realized we may have spoken too soon.
Richard Painter's first campaign ad is here, and you really have to see it [VIDEO] https://t.co/w7LaWNAVVA
— Painter For Minnesota (@RWPMinnesota) June 18, 2018
Richard Painter served as an ethics lawyer under George W. Bush and used to be a Republican. Now, he’s hoping to be Minnesota’s next Democratic U.S. Senator. And from the looks of things, he’s got this one in the bag:
— Greg Pollowitz (@GPollowitz) June 18, 2018
WTF DID I JUST WATCH? Richard Painter’s first ad for Senate….https://t.co/pCLRzYmNAs
— Bryan Strawser (@bryanstrawser) June 18, 2018
Is Richard Painter yelling in this ad so we can hear him over the blaze of the dumpster fire? https://t.co/BpgYVnUtXJ
— Cameron Easley (@cameron_easley) June 18, 2018
OMG! This is one of the most unintentionally funniest things that I have ever seen. I can't stop laughing at how ridiculous this is.
— MNBooya (@MNBooya) June 18, 2018
This guy is nuts https://t.co/kAP2tOwILU
— Storm Paglia 🇺🇸 (@storm_paglia) June 18, 2018
Well, yeah. Not gonna lie, though: Politics would be a lot more fun to cover if every ad were like that.