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 here. The ads require the free Quicktime player which can be downloaded in either PC or Mac versions from from


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