Simpsons animator releases clever pro-Obama ad

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President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in San Francisco.
President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, in San Francisco.
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“Why Obama Now?” is a fun, fast and informative web video from the mind of Lucas Gray, an animator best known for his work with The Simpsons and Family Guy. The video uses an address President Obama gave during a luncheon back in April tearing down the notion that trickle down economics helps the middle class and the impoverished.

The video has a little bit of everything: throwbacks to a bygone era of American history, some of the right wing’s loudest voices depicted as funny little bobbleheads, charts, graphs, the Founding Fathers and even a rhinoceros.

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Simpsons animator releases clever pro-Obama ad

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