The 2018 midterm elections have brought a treasure trove of campaign ads. Candidates have never been more creative — or idiotic.

Ron DeSantis, Republican candidate for governor, read one of President Trump’s books to an infant, stating his favorite part was when Trump said, “You’re fired.”

A democratic candidate for the House, Dan Helmer, brought us to the “Helmer Zone.” A Top Gun remake complete with overly dramatic motorcycle scenes and a very poorly sung rendition of You’ve Got That Lovin’ Feeling.

Of course, campaign ads would be nothing without their swipes at opponents and government leadership. Taking the biggest hit this year? Mitch McConnell.

Don Blankenship, Republican candidate for Senate, gave the Majority Leader a couple of pet names: Swamp Captain Mitch and Cocaine Mitch.

Then there was the “deportation bus” suggested by Republican candidate for governor Michael Williams. Williams said he was “gonna fill this bus with illegals to send them back to where they came from.”

And lastly, Levi Tillemann, Democratic candidate for the House, who had something that looked like mace sprayed into his eyes and dunked his head into a bucket of some blue foaming chemical that was “incredible painful.”

These ads are truly diamonds in the rough.

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Edgar Cardenas · September 14, 2018 at 3:04 pm

#$#$#$ usa governer of cali sb ca 805

eptskay unway · September 14, 2018 at 3:04 pm

holy shit.. 😂😭

rob t · September 14, 2018 at 3:05 pm

"cocaine mitch"

Zybrdog · September 14, 2018 at 3:05 pm

Trump aftershock…

Zhang Zip · September 14, 2018 at 3:05 pm


IJ Surname · September 14, 2018 at 3:06 pm

Oh, to be an American.
The few, the proud, the bat shit crazy.

Professor Sweetmeat · September 14, 2018 at 3:07 pm

How do I get in on that "vagenda"?

Ronald Boal · September 14, 2018 at 3:08 pm

No wonder you stupid Americans don’t vote. Those were embarrassing to just watch. Maybe if voters actually paid attention to issues, instead of voting for candidates with ads this stupid, then you wouldn’t be slowly dying in your failed state.

Good luck trying to take power back from the American Taliban, AKA Putin’s Amerika.

Janga Reddy · September 14, 2018 at 3:08 pm

The rap ad for an old Indian dude was the best.

Masta nASTY · September 14, 2018 at 3:09 pm

At the current rate…Psy(gangnam)
will win the electoral c. easily…..

Claudia Sarmiento · September 14, 2018 at 3:10 pm


Chaka Chhakchhuak · September 14, 2018 at 3:10 pm

Would suck to be a democrat

eric asu · September 14, 2018 at 3:10 pm

Good to see vice has a sense of humour.chinapeople.cringing together

DeshaunIsAmazing · September 14, 2018 at 3:10 pm

> Says they’re ready for congress.

> Pulls out AR-15 and shoots stuff.

Elvis Morris · September 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm

his China family have given him tens of millions of dollars.

Shakalkg · September 14, 2018 at 3:11 pm


Ritean Dan · September 14, 2018 at 3:12 pm


Mousa Otbah · September 14, 2018 at 3:12 pm

yup, we're fucked!

Best Korea · September 14, 2018 at 3:13 pm

I see why America is declining

Real McCoy · September 14, 2018 at 3:15 pm

Wow I'm shocked!

Spanoza · September 14, 2018 at 3:15 pm

America is near its end, or so it seems

Hh Krishna · September 14, 2018 at 3:16 pm

Seems Nostradamus was right about us

Killacamfoo O.G. · September 14, 2018 at 3:19 pm

Just have the war and get over this bullshit.

Shann D · September 14, 2018 at 3:20 pm

Joshi’s video is actually great. 👌🏼

John Shirley · September 14, 2018 at 3:21 pm

welp… we're fucked

Matt Marzula · September 14, 2018 at 3:22 pm

Are we electing YouTube "celebrities"? It's worse than the movie Idiocracy predicted. At least President Trump was on a TV show and had books. Well not a meritless media, social media has a much more shallow pool of people with merit. Self excluded.

ButterK · September 14, 2018 at 3:23 pm

What am I witnessing.

Prisma Plus · September 14, 2018 at 3:25 pm

Thank god i don't live in the USA.

Kill So · September 14, 2018 at 3:27 pm

sad sad country we live in

Adang Amiarsa · September 14, 2018 at 3:30 pm

Cruz is by far …. 😂😂😂😂

Satanic Lives Matter · September 14, 2018 at 3:30 pm

This can’t be real! These are like SNL parodies for crying out loud!

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