'Worst Political Ad Ever!': Video For GOP Candidate Goes Viral For Wrong Reason




 

Tudor Dixon, the Republican candidate running against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) in Michigan, shared a new campaign video on Monday to both her Twitter and Facebook accounts. But based on the public's reaction, the spot made by a county GOP chapter is not likely to win any awards:

Although Dixon was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, the latest FiveThirtyEight average has her running nearly a dozen points behind Whitmer.

The new video may not help.

Longtime GOP strategist Rick Wilson tweeted this in response ― complete with an unintended pun:

The typo caused "sharted" to trend on Twitter and prompted this followup from Wilson:

Others also piled on:

This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.

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