How to cut through the noise during the last week of campaign messaging? That’s the toughest assignment of all for the creative teams.
From the Progressive Left, negativity against gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunleavy is hitting the airwaves with $500,000 in intense advertising bought by the Defeating Dunleavy group, a subset of the Democratic Governors Committee.
But out of the Alaska Republican Party is coming this flash from the past, starring Mike Dunleavy and Creedence Clearwater Revival — a video bound to go viral.
Must Read Alaska got ahold of the rough cut before it was released, and you can see it here.
We’re told the video concept came from the creative mind of a young Alaska commercial fisherman. With that idea, the Alaska videographer patched together slides from both Mike Dunleavy’s campaign and the Mark Begich campaign to contrast the two candidates, with the the iconic 1960s anthem “It’s Ain’t Me,” written by John Fogerty. Check it out on our YouTube channel here:
Lord, don’t they help themselves, oh
But when the taxman comes to the door
Lord, the house looks like a rummage sale, yes
It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no fortunate one, no