Please watch this ad from the patriotically named Foundation for American Security and Freedom, and we will discuss below.
I'm going to ignore the political message here, because no matter whether you agree or disagree with the explosive point of this ad, it has some problems:
1. Yes, that was a nuclear bomb blowing up a family as they sat down to dinner with their favorite jaunty, copyright-free music playing in the background.
2. Yes, this ad was made by the Foundation for American Security and Freedom, a nonprofit with a name so generic that it could do anything from provide housing to veterans to installing burglar alarms on all American homes.
3. Yes, this is dumber than things made by Trump, the man who had a picture of Nazis in one of his campaign tweets. The Trump Nazi photo was, at least, obviously a mistake of someone pulling the wrong "soldiers" picture from a stock photo site. For this commercial, several people had to be involved with writing, producing, editing, and approving it, all the while saying "Yup! This is what we want to do!"
4. But hey, at least they didn't do any fearmongering.