’s winning commercial

By | January 15, 2004, a progressive website, sponsored the Bush in 30 Seconds contest. The contest solicited user-created anti-Bush commercials; the winning commercial will be played throughout the week of January 18-24 to coincide with the next State of the Union address.

The winning commercial is simply amazing. Salon describes it as: “Over a minor-key acoustic guitar tune, Fisher’s ‘Child’s Pay’ spot shows a series of stoic, worn-looking American children laboring at low-wage adult jobs — a boy washes dishes, a girl in a baggy pink maid’s uniform cleans a hallway, another works in a factory. It ends with white words on a black screen: ‘Guess who’s going to pay off President Bush’s $1 trillion deficit?'”

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