Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Huntsman Launches Campaign Reassuring Nation He’s "Not In It For The Balloons”

Former Republican governor of Utah Jon Huntsman has launched his presidential campaign with two of the most bizarre ads ever. First, the teaser before the official announcement, in which we learn that Huntsman “Did not become famous with his band 'Wizard.' " Is that somehow reassuring? Watch:

6 Days from Jon Huntsman Jr. on Vimeo.

A second ad coinciding with Huntsman’s announcement today also features a lone motorcyclist in the Utah wilderness. We learn that Huntsman possesses three outstanding attributes as a candidate: He’s “Not in it for the winning” and “Not in it for the balloons” and has “A taste for dirt”:

Different from Jon 2012 on Vimeo.

These ads were created by GOP adman Fred Davis, who also produced the Christine O’Donnell “I'm not a witch” spot.

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