Nixon for President: “McGovern’s Defense Strategy”

Lots of ads talk about an opponents being weak on defense, but… there’s something about this simple yet stark display that really makes the point in a very visceral way. And when you’re in the middle of the Vietnam War and the Cold War… “soft on defense” doesn’t play very well. In fact, Nixon won this race by one of the biggest landslides in American history.

1 comment

  1. Macushla Bubbe says:

    I can’t bring myself to vote for this; the memory is still too painful. But, alas, all too effective, like the Willie Horton ad.

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