If Rand Paul's new campaign ad didn't specify that the narrator is a Barack Obama impersonator, viewers might be convinced that it's actually the president speaking. The impersonation is that dead-on.
The 30-second spot uses Fauxbama to paint Paul's Democratic rival for Senate in Kentucky, Jack Conway, as a Washington insider-in-the-making who will rubber stamp the president's agenda. And just to hammer that metaphor home, there's an actual rubber stamp with Conway's face on it.
"I know I can count on Conway to vote for more spending and debt, bigger government and higher taxes," the fake Obama says.
The commercial ends with a photo of Conway sandwiched between (the actual) Obama and a grim-looking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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