TIME politics

The GOP Attempts to Court Millennials With Hilariously Awkward Hipster Ads

Did they say "apps?" They really get me

Do you know what millennials love more than Netflix, green juice and literally not caring about anything ever? If these new GOP ads are any indication, the answer to that question is talking about themselves into a camera without ever looking at said camera.

PolicyMic writes that the GOP cast some 20-somethings in confessional-style YouTube videos meant to spread Republican ideals like how much high gas prices and unemployment suck and why government should be small like smartphones.

I can tell by his clothes, glasses and facial hair that Republicans really get me.

Apps! Selfies! Funny mustaches! Now that we have your attention: taxes are bad and you should feel bad.


Tap to read full story

Your browser is out of date. Please update your browser at http://update.microsoft.com


Dear TIME Reader,

As a regular visitor to TIME.com, we are sure you enjoy all the great journalism created by our editors and reporters. Great journalism has great value, and it costs money to make it. One of the main ways we cover our costs is through advertising.

The use of software that blocks ads limits our ability to provide you with the journalism you enjoy. Consider turning your Ad Blocker off so that we can continue to provide the world class journalism you have become accustomed to.

The TIME Team