Now that the Franken/Coleman election is finally over, I’m going through the Franken for Senate youtube channel watching some of his older commercials, and I think that consistently, he had the best commercials I have seen for someone running for something other than President. They ranged from the cute with this one featuring his grade school teacher:
Here is a feistier Franken:
Here is a hard-hitting piece that I doubt aired, but I thought was very effective:
Here is a defensive ad that I thought worked very well at deflecting charges that Franken is just a comedian:
And, of course, probably the most effective of the whole lot was this spot featuring his wife:
Go through the channel– there really are a lot of great ads from that campaign. I’m not sure what the “experts” would say, but I found almost every commercial to be very well done.