‘Veep’: An Indiana Democratic Senator Basically Recreated Jonah Ryan’s Campaign Ad

IndieWire | 10/18/2018 | Staff
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Look, a Senate campaign is a long and difficult. It’s hard to stay on message for months on end. Even when you do, you might just accidentally end up recreating one of the best political gags from the last few years.

Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly is now showing why “Veep” might sneakily be the most accurate show about DC, after a Twitter sleuth pointed out the similarities between his recent 30-second TV spot and one from Jonah Ryan’s House race. In Season 5, as the odious Jonah ran for an open Congressional seat in New Hampshire, his team salvaged a day’s worth of unsuccessful attempts at ruggedness to piece together this workable 30-second ad.

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Donnelly seems to be a bit better at wielding an axe while railing against members of his own party (instead of Selina Meyer). In between swings, he takes pride in his push for border wall funding and extending tax cuts, which also sound...
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