It isn’t very often where a political ad that is only run once gets more notoriety than an ad that is run over and over for all the public to see. That is the case with this political commercial, which is called the “Daisy Ad“. The ad’s content in 1964 was deemed to be too extreme and it was only shown once during the Presidential campaign of that year. The ad, which supported Democratic President Lyndon Johnson, painted the Republican opponent, Barry Goldwater as an extremist.
What is important to note is that the ad is effective because of what is said/seen and what is not said/seen. What do you see/hear or NOT see/hear in the ad that, in your opinion, makes the ad effective? (By the way, the voice that you hear before the closing narration of the ad is President Johnson.)