An Aussie-inspired commercial for upstart video camera company 360fly has been deemed too offensive to air by major American TV networks. The advert picks on the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's promise of building a wall along the US-Mexico border.
The ad satirizing Donald Trump has been banned from ABC, NBC, CBS, Univision and Comedy Central but you can watch it here on One News Page:
Just A Fly On The Wall - credit: 360fly via YouTube
Boss of the creative agency behind the ad, 180LA’s William Gelner, added: “The idea of building a wall is so narrow-minded, it deserves to be lampooned.
“And it’s perfect for making the point about the importance of having a bigger perspective, which is the promise of the camera. Essentially, this is just a product demo spot dropped into the middle of a highly charged political issue. The spot demonstrates just how ridiculous and narrow-minded the notion is of building a wall. Broaden out a little – life’s too big for one perspective,” he said.
In a speech on Thursday accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump accused Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of a legacy of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness" during her time as U.S. secretary of state, while also vowing to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants. In his...
Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com
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