Marco Rubio’s latest ad, “Morning Again,” aimed to imitate Ronald Reagan’s famous 1984 “Morning in America” ad, but Rubio’s ad team missed one important detail: the stock footage wasn’t actually from America.
The Vancouver Sun pointed out that the first image of Marco Rubio’s ad, which is tugboat in a harbor, is of the Vancouver skyline. The tugboat actually has a Canadian flag, too
Time To Triple Check Your Stock Images
This isn’t the first time a media team forgot to triple check where a stock image came from.
Plus, who could forget the footage of the kid waving an American flag that is featured in way too many political ads.
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