Humorous Campaign Ads
The following humorous political advertisements are discussed in "Connecting
with What's Inside of Peoples' Heads: Humor and Culture in Political
Advertising," a paper prepared for delivery at the 2001 Annual
Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco,
August 30-September 2, 2001, by Glenn W. Richardson Jr. of Kutztown
University of Pennsylvania and Amy E. Jasperson of the University
of Texas at San Antonio.
The paper can be viewed in PDF format at the APSA website by clicking
The ads require the free Quicktime player which can be downloaded
in either PC or Mac versions from from www.apple.com/quicktime/.
Page 1: Jabberwocky and Rich Lifestyles
Page 2: Goat Hill Gang and Rose Garden
Page 3: Feingold Ad
Page 4: Boschwitz Ads
Page 5: Wellstone Ads