When Right and Left Ads Use Same Stock Video Footage

July 1st, 2011 2:52 PM

The left wing PAC Priorities USA Action and Republican Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty, who both appear to be using the same stock footage, can teach us a thing or two about image manipulation. The following image was used in January for a web ad promoting Pawlenty's book Courage to Stand.

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Whereas Pawlenty uses this classroom shot to promote his glorious vision of the future, Priorities USA Action has this same youngster using the same expression when staring down the evil Republicans who pushed her grandma over a cliff.

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Same shot, different message. If PUSAA were also using the same talking points, we might be better off as a country.