Is this the weirdest campaign ad EVER? Liberal Party Releases Bizarre Parody Commercial ‘Lord of the Flip-Flops’ Comparing Anthony Albanese to Gollum
- Liberal Party debuts disturbing new commercial Anthony Albanese
- Advertisement parodies Gollum from the Lord of the Rings with Labor leader the star
- He repeatedly argues with himself about taxes, coal and wage increases
The Liberal Party has released a bizarre new commercial featuring an animated Anthony Albanese arguing with himself, a parody of the flawed character Gollum from the Lord of the Rings.
As the coalition slumped in the polls, Liberals gave the go-ahead for the offensive ad mocking the presumptive prime minister-to-be.
An animated Mr. Albanian argues with himself about coal, taxes and wage increases in the feature film titled: ‘The Lord of the Flip-Flops: The Return of the Taxes’.
Morrison keeps his precious ($1 an hour raise) away from Australian workers. He’s tricky,” said the animated Labor leader.
Mr. Albanese argues with himself over coal, taxes and pay rises in a movie titled: ‘The Lord of the Flip-Flops: The Return of the Taxes’
The ad opens with Mr. Albanese saying ‘we’ll tax them all, so much money’, before arguing with his mild-mannered alter-ego – alluding to Gollum’s previous identity as Smeagol.
‘I want their money,’ says Gollum, Mr. Albanian.
‘No, you can’t tell them. It’s the only way we get precious votes,” replies Mr. Albanese Smeagol.
The Labor leader continues to argue with himself about his ‘fully funded policy’ before donning a miner’s helmet.
‘Coal is so good. It makes us precious in the Queensland,’ says Mr Albanese.
“Use your head, there are precious voices in Melbourne,” his alter-ego replies, wearing a hipster hat and a cup of coffee in an apparent attempt to mock Melburnians.
“We tell them both what they want to hear.”
‘Use your head, there are precious voices in Melbourne,’ replies his alter-ego, wearing a hipster hat and a cup of coffee in an apparent attempt to mock Melburnians
They then mocked Labour’s flip-flops on JobKeeper, with the Gollum saying Mr Albanese ‘we’ve changed so many times’.
“Whatever we say to win votes.”
Mr Albanese then accuses himself of standing for nothing and being “too weak”, before bursting into tears.
The commercial ends with Gollum’s reading: ‘It won’t be easy among Albanians’.
The ad opens with Mr. Albanese saying ‘we’ll tax them all, so much money’, before arguing with his mild-mannered alter-ego – referencing Gollum’s previous identity as Smeagol
The comments were predictably one-sided, with people shocked by the Liberal party to release the parody.
‘Now I understand why Scomo was fired from Tourism Australia…’ said one man, referring to Mr Morrison’s departure from the board in 2006.
“2003 it wants to recall its memes,” commented another person.
One man summed it up succinctly and said, “This is a really weird ad.”
The ad comes after Mr Albanian stormed to victory after Wednesday night’s final leaders’ debate.
The debate came after a new poll published in the Australian newspaper predicted that Labor would win a slim majority with 80 seats.
Source: New feed