Sunday, April 15, 2012

If John Quincy Not Be Coming

In reviewing the Williams College pre-Civil War presidential attack ads that have accumulated since my earlier post on the subject, I find this pro-Quinzy anti-Andy Jackson video from the 1828 campaign particularly effective. It hits the character issue, the adultery smear is great, the Jefferson and Jackson quotes toward the end are devastating and the background song (Little Know Ye Who's Coming) is effective as well. A solid A as far as I'm concerned.

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