Is this the Best Political Ad of the Campaign Season?

 

Whoever is running the show at the Ted Cruz campaign for President is a creative genius. The campaign just released an ad in Iowa that premiered during Saturday night’s broadcast of Saturday Night Live. The ad was crafted to fit the SNL format and featured Senator Cruz reading a collection of politically slanted Christmas stories. The commercial is funny and cute and should help to continue molding a narrative that Cruz is personable and funny as well as conservative.

My favorite line of the ad:

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If you are not completely satisfied with this collection of ‘Cruz Christmas Classics’ you probably hate Christmas and America.

NARRATOR: Imagine the greatest Christmas stories, told by the Senator who once read ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ from the Senate floor.

CRUZ: ‘Twas the night before the shutdown and all through the House, not a bill was stirring, not even to fund a mouse.

NARRATOR: A proven record presents a festive collection of timeless Christmas classics, read by the trusted conservative leader, Ted Cruz. Favorites such as: ‘How Obamacare Stole Christmas’ and ‘Rudolph the Underemployed Reindeer.’

CRUZ: All of the other reindeer couldn’t afford to hire Rudolph.

NARRATOR: Act now, and you’ll get a leader who does exactly what he says he’s going to do. In this case, read festive stories like: ‘Frosty the Speaker of the House.’

CRUZ: Look! The speaker is melting before Congress!

NARRATOR: And the Lois Lerner masterpiece, ‘Auditing St. Nick.’

CRUZ: I will audit him here or there, I will audit him anywhere.

NARRATOR: The whole family will enjoy reading stories like, ‘The Grinch Who Lost Her Emails.’

CAROLINE: ‘I know just what I’ll do,’ she said with a snicker. ‘I’ll use my own server, and no one will be the wiser!’

NARRATOR: And if you act now, we’ll throw in the inspiring new Christmas story, soon to be an instant classic.

CATHERINE: Read this one, Daddy!

CRUZ: OK.

NARRATOR: ‘The Senator Who Saved Christmas.’

CRUZ: This is a good one.

NARRATOR: If you are not completely satisfied with this collection of ‘Cruz Christmas Classics’ you probably hate Christmas and America.

CRUZ: I’m Ted Cruz and I approve this message.

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