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Hillary Clinton campaign out with its own ‘Daisy’ ad

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  Hillary Clinton is out with a new ad, featuring a familiar theme. The Clinton campaign released a new advertisement Monday, featuring Monique Lutz, the girl in the famous 1964 “Daisy” ad. The 30-second spot features clips of newscasters talking about whether Republican Donald Trump should be allowed to have access to the nuclear codes. The advertisement is meant to harken back to to the 1964 ad, which featured Lutz standing in a meadow picking off petals of a daisy,…

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Today on Context Florida: Revisiting the Daisy ad, Tallahassee Takeaways, political ads and idiocy in full Florida bloom

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Today on Context Florida: Martin Dyckman asks if it’s time to resurrect the Daisy ad. For those unfamiliar with it, the Daisy ad is considered the most effective political spot ever filmed. The spot begins with a precious little girl pulling petals from a flower, counting them imperfectly. It segues to a man’s harsh voice counting down from 10. The child’s face dissolves into the hideous sight and sound of an H-bomb test. “These are the stakes,” says another voice —…

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