Monday, October 26, 2020

Another Sterling Example of Video Advertising

In my quest to be infinitely entertained by good candidate introductory videos, I stumbled onto Minnesoootan Dan Feehan by way of this paragraph in a WashPost article:

In Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District — which borders South Dakota, includes a large rural population, and went for Trump by 15 points in 2016 — Democrats are outspending GOP incumbent Jim Hagedorn, $2.7 million to $1.8 million. Candidate Dan Feehan, a former Army ranger in Iraq and onetime public school teacher, almost defeated Hagedorn two years ago, coming up 1,300 votes short. Now he’s trying again.

So I hastened to his campaign website and found this absolutely first-rate introductory video. How can you not relate to this guy and instantly like him? (Whoever thought of the unifying device of a covered dish supper needs to get a bonus. And the corny bits of Minnesota humor warm my cold, cold heart.) I'm especially gratified that Feehan doesn't just introduce himself but also draws a stilleto-sharp contrast to the incumbent, jowly Jim Hagedorn, who could be a poster-child for "Retire This Corrupt Politician."

Watch it: 

1 comment:

Baron said...

Great ad, great candidate. I really hope he wins next week! He came so close in 2018. Another candidate proving that sometimes you just have to run twice!