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political ads on youtube: do you guys in US have it?

by aribeiro2 / October 26, 2006 8:26 AM PDT

i was surprised to see a brazilian presidential candidate, Lula (he is also the current president!), in a political ad on youtube!

it was specially made for the Internet!

he thanks users from Orkut (Google's social network, very popular in Brazil) who have supported him... and he also asks for votes...

is it legal in US? do you guys have it? I know about commercial ads in Youtube, but a political ad? this is the first i have ever seen!

here in Brazil, it is also mandatory to turn all political websites down 1 day before elections, and leave it offline for 2 or 3 days...
and they really respect it!

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