Newest Clinton ad plays on security fears

Hillary Clinton's campaign targets parents of young children and asks who they want answering the phone in the White House.


Alex Koppelman
February 29, 2008 8:13PM (UTC)

For its latest television spot, released just days before the all-important votes on March 4, Hillary Clinton's campaign didn't pull any punches. The campaign didn't even pull the punch that's been used almost exclusively by Republicans this cycle, creating a spot that's aimed at parents' fears for their children's safety and national security. This latest ad -- titled only "Children" -- was created by Roy Spence, who also produced the red phone ad Walter Mondale used against Gary Hart in 1984. Video of the Clinton ad is below.

Update: Via Ben Smith, here's the Mondale ad.

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Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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