The Daisy commercial of 1964


The little girl, so sweet and innocent she can’t even count. Segue into a nuclear countdown and certain annihilation! What is the implication? Staying home OR voting for Goldwater is a vote for something terrible!

Note the use of mirroring of the counting, and the juxtaposition of innocence and evil. Also note what ISN’T said.

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