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What was more irksome was a pretty amusing SNL fake ad for Ambilify, a pharmaceutical for politicians suffering from what would best be described as "Potomac Fever". Such wanna be Presidential candidates have virtually no support but they still continue to campaign.
Perhaps the writers were appealing to Low Information Voters and Potomac Fever would be too Between the Beltways lingo or esoteric. But slandering these quixotic campaigners as having dementia propels it from the realm of parody into propaganda.
|Faux Pharamaceutical Ad on Saturay Night Live|
WMAL radio host Chris Plante rightly pointed out that the Ambilify fake pharmaceutical only takes aim at Republicans. There are a couple of Democrats running for President this cycle who have nearly naught support, namely former Senator and Governor Lincoln Chafee (
As a political junkie, it is fun to see campaigns spoofed on comedy shows. Knowing the ways of the Lamestream Media, it is unsurprising to see the comedy slanted to the left. But when a funny fake drug about delusional Presidential aspirants only ribs Republicans, it is not entertainment but agiprop.
youths have been turning to comedy shows, like the Daily Show or the old Colbert Report, to get their news instead satirizing current events. These smug news consumers think that they get they have a good bead on things but they do not realize that they are being played.