Funny Political Ads Are Back — And Voters Are Loving It

Strippers, Star Trek, and a great-grandmother’s rap video help to define the new messaging

Something funny has happened to political campaigns.

Candidates have figured out that you don’t have to let the attack dogs loose with…



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Janice Harayda

Critic, novelist, award-winning journalist. Former book editor of the Plain Dealer and book columnist for Glamour. Words in NYT, WSJ, and other major media.