Contact Us

Creepy Uncle Sam in Anti-Obamacare Ads

uncle sam

Two new anti-Obamacare ads from a conservative group called Generation Opportunity feature a creepy Uncle Sam who pops up in the exam room when a young woman has her feet up in the stirrups at the gynecologist’s office in one, and to apparently give a young man a rectal exam in the other. With enrollment for the health care exchanges set to begin on October 1st, the goal of the ads, and of campaigns from other conservative groups, is to convince uninsured young adults not to sign up for coverage. Generation Opportunity will also begin a tour of 20 college campuses this fall, where they intend to host events including tailgate parties and dances where pizza and beer koozies will be handed out, all to spread the anti-Obamacare message. The health exchanges need to have a lot of healthy young people signed up to help offset the costs of adding older, sicker people to the insurance pool. So the conservative groups believe that if they can convince enough young people not to sign up, they can cripple the new health insurance system.

What do you think of these creepy Uncle Sam ads?

Do you think they will work to convince young adults not to sign up for health insurance, or do you think they’re so weird that while the target audience will laugh, they might not take away a serious political message from them?

And is it just me or do you they remind you too much of those fast food ads that had the guy in the giant-head costume?

Best of Mix 97-3

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Mix VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Mix VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.