View Full Version : ron paul's ads suck

04-01-2012, 03:44 AM
im a ron paul fan dont get me wrong but dont u agree with me that ron paul's ads aren't very good

the ads imo should focus more on talking about rp's message i looked at all the ads and like 99% of em dont even say what ron paul stands for

how are people gonna get convinced by these ads if they dont even mention rp's ideas u guyss

04-01-2012, 04:31 AM
We have come a long way...

here is what 2007 ads looked like:


2012 ads are on another level:


04-01-2012, 01:48 PM
Ron Paul has had two great TV commercials this campaign: Big Dogs & Gingrich - Serial Hypocrisy.

I'd like to believe that the serial hypocrisy commercial is what woke people up to Gingrich.

It would be great if Dr. Paul would make one more commercial where he faces the camera ,talks, and makes incredibly sincere and powerful statements (I don't know what he should say).

The 2007 commercial was pretty bad, but if you're open minded then the ad actually conveyed a lot of important ideas.

04-01-2012, 01:51 PM
All it takes is money and the donations have been pretty sad since Iowa.

04-01-2012, 02:02 PM

Keith and stuff
04-01-2012, 02:09 PM
Ron Paul has the best ads out of all of the canidates. I really have no idea what you are talking about.

04-01-2012, 05:25 PM
Ron Paul has the best ads out of all of the canidates. I really have no idea what you are talking about.

RP has had the most visually flashy ads so far, and the attack ads definitely spot-on. I think the OP though is correct on the issue of most of the ads not addressing issues on why we like RP...his record and stances on issues.

I think the Ron Paul Life Ad...is probably more like what the OP is talking about, see:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkAsLPrnJGc&feature=plcp&context=C4c5aef4VDvjVQa1PpcFNaT3aRsAu7wmN5kDpUna2x y824NL2SUOc=

Noble Savage
04-01-2012, 05:29 PM
Oh really? I haven't had a date in over a year maybe I should watch one!

Victor Grey
04-02-2012, 06:38 AM
I simply disagree.

04-02-2012, 06:46 AM
Well, that's just like, your opinion man.

04-02-2012, 07:55 AM
When you "get it", every Ron Paul word is golden. But as a outreach to "new voters", I see a problem with RP's use of the word "we" 'cause it's seldom clear if it's Bush, Obama, the GOP, America, The fed, etc. that he is talking about at the moment. Then, sometimes in the same breath, RP is talking about RP (or his Liberty message), his plan as POTUS or his plan to axe five government agencies where RP is again using the words "we" or "our".

I think this is getting better in speeches and interviews, but I still hear this too often and I think it turns off (or does not turn on) new potential suporters.

YES, the 2012 video ads are much better, but they still have greater impact with existing supporters... They need to simplify the voters choice, spell out the advantage of electing Ron Paul to solve XYZ. Only a vote for Ron Paul can save America... 'cause you don't really want more of the same failed policy from your next POTUS, and that's all that the others are saying...

Help me save America, Peace Prosp, Freedom etc.

Somehow the huge MSM bias issue needs to be confronted: 5200 attend with zero MSM coverage or local coverage reports it as ">" 2500. Direct to URL for more info/examples.

04-02-2012, 07:59 AM
I think you suck. Get off you bum and go door to door or something instead of barking at the adds.

04-02-2012, 08:10 AM
Ideas don't win elections. Political posturing, fear mongering, and connections win elections. Paul's ads seemed to have taken the middle road, which didn't do anything particularly well. The production quality was top notch though.

04-02-2012, 08:24 AM
The campaign's ads have been fantastic, actually.

04-03-2012, 03:17 PM
Negative thread is negative and this may be the only troll I've ever come across. I think a Ron Paul supporter would have used a title like this:

Could the campaign ads be better?

or something like that instead of "Ron Paul's ads suck"

Keith and stuff
04-03-2012, 03:27 PM
Perhaps gianni pulled an April Fool's Day joke and I feel for it :)


From the story:

the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award for Television in a Presidential Primary for the ads ‘Big Dog,’ ‘Serial Hypocrisy,’ and ‘Conviction,’ respectively

It looks like Ron Paul had the 3 best ads according to the folks involved with these awards.

04-04-2012, 12:32 PM
I have never seen one of his ads anywhere except on the Internet.

04-04-2012, 12:52 PM
I remember the 2008 campaign well, and the ads this year are soaring in the stratosphere compared to those ads. Serial Hypocrisy was absolutely devastating. All the ads have been really impressive.

The problem is that it's hard to load Ron Paul's message into 30 seconds, so you have to take some shortcuts, like playing on the things that matter to people. The idea is to get them to Google Ron Paul, as we said in 2008.

04-04-2012, 12:53 PM
I have never seen one of his ads anywhere except on the Internet.
I've seen them on TV. Where do you live? Money has to be committed tactically.

04-05-2012, 12:28 PM
Apparently, Ron Paul's Ads are seen as #1 (Pollie Awards) by the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC).



04-09-2012, 04:56 AM
Too bad we don't have money to play the ads =|.

Natural Citizen
04-21-2012, 05:35 PM
Just have to know when to really take them....siriusly. Silly wabbits.


05-11-2012, 03:02 AM
I have seen people who had never heard of Ron Paul moved to tears by the ads this campaign.

And he's not even selling insurance.