Just read this great article from Ron Howard (yes, Ron Howard) on Huffington Post. Food for thought!
Making Campaign Ads More Honest
By Ron Howard...
Instead of candidates hiring people like yours truly, to create campaign media that works on both conscious and subconscious levels to sway the voting public, what if all TV ads were, by law, only allowed to feature the candidate, with, say, the American flag as the backdrop, alone, speaking directly to the camera? Perhaps the words also subtitled on the bottom of the frame. No music, no graphs, no cut-away shots of disturbing or sentimental images. Only the candidate, talking to us, the voters.
To read the whole article, click here!