As the presidential race continues, and the candidates continue to spend money on commercials (and web videos) questioning each other’s experience and decision-making process, here is a look back at a similar ad from 1964. The Daisy ad, as it is known, ran only 1 time in September 1964. The concept and production are simple and straight-forward, but pretty heavy-handed. Political advertising has never been about subtlety.
Here is a complete website dedicated to its story.