Watch a nice family get nuked in this anti-Rand Paul ad that takes fearmongering to a whole new level

Screenshot from Foundation for American Security and Freedom political ad
(Image credit: YouTube.com/Foundation for American Security and Freedom)

Why does the dad ask "how was your day" twice? Why does he carry his grown son, like, three feet from the door to the dinner table? Where does he put his keys when he walks in the door? Why is the girl wearing a puffer vest inside the house on a sunny day? Why does Rand Paul have a robot voice? Why does the nuclear weapon only blow in one wall? These are the questions that will now keep you up at night.

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Jeva Lange

Jeva Lange was the executive editor at TheWeek.com. She formerly served as The Week's deputy editor and culture critic. She is also a contributor to Screen Slate, and her writing has appeared in The New York Daily News, The Awl, Vice, and Gothamist, among other publications. Jeva lives in New York City. Follow her on Twitter.