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With the help of his children, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) has released one of the simplest, funniest, and shortest campaign ads ever. Is video of the Congressman drinking a glass of water really campaign advertising? You'll have to decide, but this pithy video surely confirms Lieu's reputation as one of Donald Trump's sharpest critics. Now we know he's a funny guy, too.

This is trolling as performance art. Enjoy.

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani

Photo by Gage Skidmore/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters

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