Title: "Children"

Producer: Simon Lavitagus.

Length: 30 seconds

Airing: Texas through March 4

SCRIPT:

[camera in] Exterior shot of elegant two story house at nighttime.
[.5 second fade out, fade in. Cut to Innocent four year old white girl, peacefully sleeping beneath covers]

Announcer: "It's 3 a.m. and your children are safe asleep. But there's a phone in the White House and it's ringing."

(Phone: Riiinnng)

[.5 second fade out, fade in. Cut to Younger second child of indeterminate sex, stirring slightly. The room is darker.]

(Phone: Riiinnng)

Announcer:  "Something's happening in the world."

(Phone: Riiinnng)

Announcer: "Your vote (Phone: Riiinnng) will decide [.3 second fade out, fade in. Cut to creature in print pajamas, possible Rastafarian child] who answers that call, whether it's (Phone: Riiinnng) [.2 second fade out, fade in. Cut to possible adult corpse in bed] someone who already knows the world's leaders, knows the military, someone (Phone: Riiinnng) tested and ready [.15 second fade out, fade in. Cut to yet another child, this one definitely dead] to lead in a dangerous world. It's 3 a.m. and (Phone: Riiinnng) your children are safely asleep. [.1 second fade out, fade in. Cut to stranger silently breaking in front door] Who do you want answering the phone?"

[.5 second fade out, fade in. Cut to well lit room at 3AM in the morning. Hillary Clinton, fully dressed and made up, calmly answers the phone, her lips slightly pursed]

Hillary: "I'm Hillary Clinton and I approve this message."

 

 

2008, Mark Hoback