Robert F. Kennedy Jr. apologizes for controversial $7 million Super Bowl ad

7 million dollars power Advertising promotion Robert F. kennedy jrHis run for president led to an apology from the independent candidate. (Watch the video below.)

The ad, produced by Kennedy’s super PAC, American Values ​​2024, borrowed heavily from his uncle’s 1960 ad john f. KennedyHis victory in the presidential elections. He uses the same song and goes for a classic vibe.

Share RFK Jr. Advertisement on X But hours later he added an apology to his family. ( It is worth mentioning that The advertisement remained on his account.)

I’m very sorry “If the Super Bowl ad has caused anyone in my family pain,” Kennedy wrote. “The ad was created and broadcast by American Values ​​Super PAC without any involvement or approval from my campaign. FEC rules prohibit Super PACs from consulting with me or my staff. Love you all. May God have mercy on you.”

Kennedy’s press secretary, Stephanie Speier, sang a different tune about the big gaming ads, which American Values ​​co-founder Tony Lyons estimated at $7 million, according to CBS News. (Watch the video below.)

“We are amazed and grateful to the American Values ​​Political Action Committee for running an ad during the Super Bowl where more than 100 million Americans watched that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is running as an independent candidate for President of the United States,” Shaft said. He told CBS News.

Robert Shrum, the late former senator’s speechwriter. Ted Kennedy (Democrat from Massachusetts), said the ad was “plagiarism” while adding on X: “Bobby, you’re not JFK.” You are a Trump ally“.

kennedy, Their anti-vaccine views In line with many conservatives, he received 14% of the general vote In a recent opinion poll That envisioned a five-person ballot in November. This positions him as a potential spoiler for the two expected main candidates, President Joe Biden and his criminally charged rival, former President Donald Trump.

Here’s the original JFK ad:

RFK Jr.’s siblings He denounced his independent candidacy in October.

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