Election advertising is starting to reach what will be its long sustained crescendo through to the vote in October. I don’t know about you, but for me pretty much all election advertising is bullshit. Refined, focus group tested, Kobe beef grade bullshit.
Every party is disingenuous in the messaging it puts out when trying to get elected, usually through sins of omission. They count on the fact that normal people simply won’t do any fact checking, and because the feature pieces by reporters on the national news which actually fact check the bullshit are buried five or six items in from the start of the newscast (leaving the weary viewer the decision of flipping to The Big Bang Theory instead), they know they can get away with feeding people bullshit without really getting caught.