Two Republican presidential candidates are out with new web videos on the heels of formally launching their respective campaigns for the White House.
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Sure, political commercials are often emotionally over-wrought. But it's rare to see political ads crib so overtly from other genres in order to create emotional resonance. Pawlenty's ads further blur the line between politics and pop culture.
Pawlenty's announcement video really does look at a lot like the Chrysler's Superbowl commercial about Detroit with Eminem.
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