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A Brilliant Political Campaign Ad Courtesy Of The Legendary Steve Martin
October 11, 2012
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Over the past few weeks, we've seen some really funny, clever and creative political campaign ads from the United States.

Not from the Obama or Romney campaigns, but from outside organizations and entertainers.

There was the Wake The F*** Up ad, featuring Samuel L. Jackson.

The cast of the West Wing reuniting to endorse a non-partisan candidate for the Michigan State Supreme Court.

And now, another piece of brilliance - this one from the legendary actor/comedian Steve Martin. In this ad, Martin campaigns for his friend and Nebraska Senate candidate Bob Kerrey.

In the spot, Martin says Kerrey is a man who "cares about the people of Nebraska" and who "is sane."

Along the way, an arm pops in holding up cards highlighting Kerrey's good qualities.

All the while, Martin (a homes crafts expert) shows us how to make a wad of paper out of things you have around the house.

Of course, not every ad is as light hearted as this. Check out this one from Chuck Norris, urging evangelicals in America to get out and vote.

If Barack Obama is re-elected, Norris says America will face "socialism or something much worse" and "our country as we know it may be lost forever."

Just so it's not all serious business with Chuck, we thought we'd post some of our favourite Chuck Norris facts.

Back in the 1600s, Chuck Norris' drunk hobby was writing; his pen name was 'William Shakespeare'.

Chuck Norris once punched a man so hard, his children were born dizzy.

Chuck Norris doesn't cry like a baby; babies cry like him.

Chuck Norris invented the english language while mumbling in his sleep.

Chuck Norris doesn't watch porn; the porn watches Chuck Norris.

When Batman mentions Chuck Norris, the Joker stops laughing.

Chuck Norris can play the guitar perfectly, while wearing mittens.

Chuck Norris relaxes in a lava bath.

Chuck Norris can arrive anywhere without actually leaving.

Chuck Norris doesn't vote. He elects!

If you're up for it, you can see a lot more at

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