A brilliant PAC aligned with impartial presidential candidate Robert Kennedy Jr. dropped a shock business through the Tremendous Bowl on Sunday, eliciting combined reactions from viewers.
American Values 2024 ran the 30-second advert for $7 million. The clip is a throwback to an advert utilized by his uncle, former President John F. Kennedy, within the 1960 presidential marketing campaign.
The advert, changing JFK’s face with that of RFK Jr., implores viewers to “Vote Unbiased.”
“The panicked DC energy brokers are working extra time to maintain Kennedy off the poll as a result of they know he can and can finish their tradition of greed and corruption,” American Values 2024 co-founder Tony Lyons mentioned in an announcement offered to Fox Information Digital.
“They provide us hovering inflation, without end wars, and persistent illness. RFK Jr. affords us actual change together with freedom, belief and hope. Like his uncle and his father, Kennedy is a corruption fighter, and it is no marvel the DNC is attempting each outdated trick and inventing new methods to cease him. The general public sees by means of all of it and received’t stand for it.”
Google Tendencies confirmed searches for RFK Jr. skyrocketing after the advert aired.
One other X person wrote they had been “struggling to course of how this makes me really feel in awe of who we was once as a rustic and as a folks, whereas additionally feeling sick at who now we have develop into and the way far we’ve strayed.”
The advert comes after the Democratic Nationwide Committee (DNC) on Friday accused RFK Jr.’s presidential marketing campaign of illegally coordinating with American Values 2024.
The DNC filed a criticism with the Federal Elections Fee (FEC), alleging that Kennedy’s marketing campaign obtained $15 million price of illegal in-kind contributions from the tremendous PAC to assist him safe poll entry as an impartial candidate in a number of states.
“Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s marketing campaign is flouting marketing campaign finance regulation by outsourcing a essential marketing campaign operate — the gathering of signatures required to look on the poll – to an outdoor Tremendous PAC that’s funded by Donald Trump’s prime donor this cycle. This scheme between American Values 2024 and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s marketing campaign requires vital — and plainly unlawful — coordination, to the tune of a $15 million in-kind contribution” DNC senior adviser Mary Beth Cahill mentioned in an announcement.
A Kennedy marketing campaign spokesperson instructed Fox the allegations had been a “nonissue being raised by a partisan political entity that appears to be more and more involved with its personal candidate and viability.”
Kennedy initially sought to problem President Biden within the 2024 Democratic presidential major, however the DNC mentioned it might not maintain major debates and stood behind the incumbent president.
He declared himself as an impartial candidate in October and has seen assist in polls from a large variety of Democrats — and even some Republicans.
Fox Information’ Chris Pandolfo contributed to this report.