In the third of our series mining the truths from the political promos, Toby Manhire overthinks ‘Great Greens’.
Already the Spinoff has turned its groundbreaking and vandalistic attention to the National Party’s “Let’s Get Together” and the Labour Party’s “Fresh Start”. Today it’s the turn of the Greens, whose first campaign ad was well ahead of the field, emerging into the digital wonderland more than three months ago.
It includes spelling. It includes lots of people. But does it, crucially, include any boats?
Here’s their ad as released; below that, our annotated edition.
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