Hilarious fake campaign videos: What ads would look like if politicians were being honest

Gil FulbrightJust in time for the summer campaign season, when TV airwaves are inundated with ads touting one candidate over another, a group has produced several videos that show us what politicians would really say if they were truly being honest.

As might be expected, there are plenty of references to campaign donations.

The ads feature a faux candidate “Honest Gil” Fulbright, a very likable fellow who lays the truth out there, and he does such a good job, viewers may still be encouraged to vote for him.

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Fulbright even has his own website, where he tells visitors: “I’m running for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, but I’m not going to talk to you about ‘jobs’ and the ‘middle class.’ People without jobs can’t afford to donate to my campaign. And the middle class, well, they’ll be gone soon anyway.”

The group Represent.us is behind the ads, and according to their website, they “are building a non-partisan movement to end the culture of legalized corruption that has come to define modern politics.”

Here’s “Honest Gil” in the first ad, and he doesn’t mind telling you that he’ll go by just about any name, if it keeps the flow of cash going:

The next ad, which may be the best of the three, covers the all important topic of healthcare, and as “Honest Gil” demonstrates, he could use an upgrade in his own coverage, if you’d be so kind as to elect him to office:

The third ad covers “Net Neutrality,” with ol’ Gil sharing his thoughts on those “sweet, sweet campaign donations:


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