“McCain Wins Debate!” Ad

Posted by Katherine | Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Tony Buser, born and living in Reading, Pennsylvania, blogs about webby, techy things. He made a mashup satirizing the bizarre "McCain wins debate!" ad that appeared before the debate even happened. Tony slips that ad onto the front page of the Chicago Daily Tribune held by Harry Truman -- which ...

McBritney: Oops, He Did It Again

Posted by Katherine | Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Sarolta Cump found this rather clever Britney Spears parody. It pokes fun at McCain's "flip-flop" on mudslinging -- and lampoons the celebrity and McBush themes that have characterized the negative campaigning from both sides. Bay-Area video artist Bryan Boyce, aka DSquid1901, put it together. He likes satirizing US culture ...

Obama’s No-Frills Economy Ad

Posted by Katherine | Friday, September 19th, 2008

Foreclosed [shootamins (tags alot!) / Flickr] Feminist Melissa McEwan from the Chicago area (just featured here) really likes Obama's unflashy new two-minute ad about the economy -- though she sees its risks: [A] political ad for adults. I love it. I love the tone of it, I love the content (aside from the ...

Lying About Lipstick

Posted by Katherine | Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

[BrittneyBush / Flickr] Lipstick on a pig. It's absurd, but since our mission is to serve up smart citizen commentary from webworld, and since today everyone's talking about the new McCain/Palin ad, here we go. Yesterday, Obama said that McCain's offer of "change" is like putting lipstick on a pig. No reference ...

McCain: A 3:00 am Email

Posted by Katherine | Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Ballotvoxregular, former Democratic Senate staffer, and Nevada novelist Jed Lewison adds to the pile of spoofs of Hillary Clinton's 3:00 am ad -- in this case to chide McCain for his lack of web savvy (thanks, Ann Raber): Will McCain's staff pull this one up to show him?