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New GOP Ad Hits Hillary For “Elite” Donors [VIDEO]

Politico recaps: In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s recent fundraising along the East and West Coasts, the Republican National Committee have released a new web ad claiming the Democratic presidential nominee is out-of-touch with “everyday Americans.” The 19-second video, entitled “Hillary Clinton’s Liberal Elite Summer Tour,” begins with an airplane with Clinton’s logo. A voiceover from a flight attendant names …

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump On His “Regrets” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning the sincerity of Donald Trump’s new tone, highlighting in a video ad the times he has refused to apologize for his inflammatory rhetoric. The video released Saturday, titled “No Regrets,” intersperses Trump’s Thursday speech expressing “regret” for not choosing “the right words” at times with clips of his insults of various people …

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Donald Trump Issues First General Election Ad: Hillary Clinton’s Immigrants Are Coming To Kill You [VIDEO]

Via Politico: Donald Trump’s campaign rolled out its first general election ad Friday, part of a buy totaling approximately $4 million in battleground states where he is currently trailing Hillary Clinton. Its message: Trump will keep the country safe, and Clinton will only make matters worse. “In Hillary Clinton’s America, the system stays rigged against Americans,” a narrator intones over …

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FLORIDA: Anti-Zika Billboards From AIDS Healthcare Foundation Removed After Officials Complain

Miami’s ABC affiliate reports: Two billboards designed to bring awareness to the spread of the Zika virus have been removed in Broward County after their depiction of an unrolled condom stirred controversy. A spokesperson with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation said pressure from the Fort Lauderdale Mayor’s office and the Tourism Board caused their signage company to pull the ad from …

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New Hillary Ad Again Hits Trump On Taxes [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: The Clinton campaign is taking its call for Donald Trump to release his tax returns to the next level. Today, the Democratic presidential nominee has unveiled a new television ad accusing her opponent of flip-flopping on the issue. The 30-second spot, titled “Absolutely,” opens with old footage of Trump saying if he ran for office he would …

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FLORIDA: Koch Brothers Pull Pro-Rubio Ads

The Koch brothers are feeling confident about Marco Rubio’s chance of reelection. The Hill reports: The powerful donor network helmed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is canceling more than half a million dollars in Florida advertising designed to help Marco Rubio in his Senate race, according to Koch network spokesman James Davis. The canceled reservation period is from …

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Mikhail Baryshnikov For Hillary [VIDEO]

Via the Hollywood Reporter: Mikhail Baryshnikov has never publicly endorsed a political candidate before, until now. The Russian-American dancer, choreographer and actor — he played Carrie Bradshaw’s (Sarah Jessica Parker) sixth-season love interest Aleksandr Petrovsky in Sex and the City — endorses Hillary Clinton and strongly denounces Donald Trump in a video for the Humanity for Hillary social media campaign. …

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Bud Light Launches Trans-Inclusive Ad [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Bud Light debuted a trans-inclusive television ad on Monday featuring transgender actor Ian Harvie [screenshot] and movie stars Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen. “Gender identity, it’s really a spectrum, and we don’t need these labels!,” Schumer shouts in the 30-second spot. “If we’re not at the table, then we’re on the menu,” Harvie told NBC OUT via …

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump On His Taxes [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton’s campaign released a video on Friday blasting Donald Trump for not releasing his tax returns. The ad shows a series of Republicans, including 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, questioning why the business mogul won’t make his taxes public. “Donald Trump should release his tax returns,” …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Bro Bible recaps: Gotta love this video from Chubbies. They have a great point — Why is there no men’s synchronized swimming? Isn’t it sexist that the sport is only open to females in 2016? Shouldn’t fat dudes with dad bods like me be able to rock nose plugs, a swimmer cap, and a Speedo to do water acrobatics? I’m …

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Triumph Trolls Trumpbots With Fake Ads [VIDEO]

JMG reader Chris points us to a just-posted Hulu clip in which the Triumph The Comic Dog team shows a focus group of Trump supporters a series of increasingly insane fake campaign ads. As you might expect, the Trumpbots not only do not object to the ads, they offer sincere suggestions on how to make them even crazier.  Watch below.

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Facebook Blocks Ad-Blockers

The New York Times reports: Digital ads pop up online so frequently and ubiquitously that many people are using software to block them. But if you try to stop ads from showing up on Facebook’s desktop website, you will now be out of luck: The social network has found a way to block the ad blockers. On Tuesday, Facebook flipped …

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Hillary Outspends Trump On TV Ads: $52M To ZERO

NBC News reports: Nearly $100 million has been spent on general-election TV advertisements in the presidential race since the primary season ended, but Donald Trump’s campaign still hasn’t spent a single cent on one of them. This lack of advertising is all more striking given Trump’s deficit in the polls — as well as the recent influx of campaign contributions …

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Trans Athlete Chris Mosier Stars In Nike Ad [VIDEO]

Via press release: Chris Mosier began competing in the duathlon and triathlon in 2009 after he completed his first marathon, because he needed a greater challenge. “For me, triathlon is a true challenge because it is three different disciplines in one sport,” Mosier explains. “Triathlon is [also] a challenge for me because swimming is my weakest sport, and it’s the …

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John Oliver On The Future Of Newspapers [VIDEO]

The Week recaps: “The media is a food chain that would fall apart without local newspapers,” Oliver said, noting the pricing structure of online versus print ads and detailing the decline of great papers like The Oregonian, and the increased workload on the remaining reporters. “If journalists are constantly required to write, edit, shoot videos, and tweet, mistakes are going …

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New Hillary Ad: GOP Agrees, Trump Is Unfit [VIDEO]

Recap: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is using Republican criticisms of Donald Trump to paint him as unfit to be commander in chief. In a 30-second ad titled “Unfit,” Republican officials and columnists express concerns about Trump having access to the nuclear codes. “If he governs consistent with some of the things he’s said as a candidate, I would be very frightened,” …

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New Jill Stein Ad Backs Black Lives Matter [VIDEO]

In her second national campaign ad in as many days, Green Party nominee Jill Stein and backer Cornel West speak while an on-screen tagline reads “There is a candidate who supports #BlackLivesMatter.” Watch below. Stein is currently polling at about 5%. In 2000 Green Party nominee Ralph Nader finished with 3% of the national vote, a margin that many blamed …

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Billboard Of The Day

Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, revealed a new billboard off I-85 calling out disgraced, notoriously anti-LGBTQ Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. The billboard, which reads “#NoMoore: Dismiss Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore” goes up as Moore, suspended from the …

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New Jill Stein Ad Pitches To Bernie Backers: Don’t Choose The Lesser Evil Of Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

Here’s a recap: “I would feel terrible if Donald Trump gets elected, and terrible if Hillary Clinton gets elected.” Dr. Jill Stein’s new ad equates both Trump and Clinton as being the wrong choice for president. Stein explains that with either of these candidates, America will be in a perpetual state of war, the “social safety net” will be destroyed …

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VIRAL VIDEO: This Is An Ad For Something

The marketing site Creativity recaps: Ikea’s latest ad imagines what life would have been like if people in the 17th century had felt the need to record their plate of food and get some “likes” before they actually ate it. In other words, before Instagram. The ad, the aim of which is to encourage people to rediscover the simple joy …

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