Bridge magazine names the 10 worst campaign ads of the 2014 election season

click to enlarge This anti-Obamacare ad from the Koch Brothers-funded Americans For Prosperity landed on the Michigan Truth Squad's list of the 10 worst campaign ads of 2014. - VIA YOUTUBE SCEENSHOT
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This anti-Obamacare ad from the Koch Brothers-funded Americans For Prosperity landed on the Michigan Truth Squad's list of the 10 worst campaign ads of 2014.

Election Day is tomorrow, meaning the punishing amount of campaign ads will come to a welcomed end. 

One thing about campaign ads: They tend to be extremely misleading, willfully distort basic facts, and make the time between commercials of "The Blacklist" more painful to endure. Thankfully, the kind folks at the Center for Michigan and Bridge magazine enjoy slogging through the mud, separating fact from fiction through its Michigan Truth Squad arm. 

In honor of the election season's conclusion, the Truth Squad took the time to recall 10 ads that earned its most critical ranking: flagrant foul.

One of the picks? An ad on behalf of the campaign for Brian Ellis, who ran in a West Michigan primary election against incumbent U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-Cascade Township). Amash won the race, but one particular Ellis' ad will live in infamy. Now pulled from YouTube, Ellis' ad called Amash "al-Qaeda's bsest friend in Congress," which the Truth Squad said "crossed a line, even for a primary fight." 

Check out the full list here

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Ryan Felton

Ryan Felton was born in 1990 and spent the majority of his childhood growing up in Livonia. In 2009, after a short stint at Eastern Michigan University, he moved to Detroit where he has remained ever since. After graduating from Wayne State University’s journalism program, he went on to work as a staff writer...
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