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Re: Lena Dunham’s Awkward Ad

Possibly worst of all, as Joshua Keating points out at Foreign Policy, is that Dunham’s awkward, inappropriate conceit isn’t even original. No, the Obama campaign took it from another political campaign — that of Vladimir Putin. His . . . er, successful presidential campaign ran an ad making use of the same kind of innuendo this year:

Patrick Brennan was a senior communications official at the Department of Health and Human Services during the Trump administration and is former opinion editor of National Review Online.

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