Dem Campaign Ad: “I Have Issues! I’m Korean.”

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Has there ever been a more blatant ploy to get the Korean-American vote? Or a political ad more directly indebted to the work of Margaret Cho?

Having watched this new campaign spot by Democratic congressional hopeful Dan Adler, who’s running for retiring Rep. Jane Harman’s seat in the Los Angeles area, we’ll let you decide:

 

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