Best US Election Campaign Videos - Spear's Magazine

Best US Election Campaign Videos

Here's a selection of the most talked-about videos in the run-up to the US presidential elections

Here's a selection of the most talked-about videos in the run-up to the US presidential elections:

1. Lena Dunham 'My First Time Was With Obama'

This video by Lena Dunham, the creator of HBO series Girls, in which she compares voting to losing her virginity was always going to get conservatives' knickers (or Mormon temple garments) in a twist.

2. Joss Wheden: Mitt Romney Will Finally Put America Back on the Path to the Zombie Apocalypse

Joss Wheden, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Avengers, says a vote for Mitt Romney is a vote for the zombie apocalypse.



3. Mitt Romney Secretly Filmed at Fundraiser Saying '47 Per Cent of Americans are Dependent on the Government'

This video, in which Mitt Romney is secretly filmed at a fundraiser saying that 47 per cent of Americans are dependent on the government and see themselves as victims, marked a real low-point in Romney's gaffe-prone campaign.

4. Herman Cain, Republican Presidential Hopeful, on Libya

I decided to revisit this video from earlier this year because of its unrivalled comic value. Herman Cain is asked what he thinks about Libya and after a painfully long pause says slowly 'President Obama supported the Libyan uprising…correct?' Endless respect for anyone who can sit through the full five excruciating minutes of this clip.
 

5. Donald Trump Endorses Mitt Romney

Donald Trump endorses Mitt Romney, while Romney does his best statue expression.


 
Read more by Sophie McBain

Don't miss out on the best of Spear's articles – sign up to the Spear's weekly newsletter



 

FOLLOW US ON