Fifteen finalists have floated on top over at Bushin30seconds, after a whopping 2.9 million votes have been cast. The creme de la creme as follows (high bandwidth versions):
CHILD'S PAY by Charlie Fisher of Denver, CO.
IN MY COUNTRY by Harry Katatsakis, Derek Rittenhouse, Chris Wight of New York, NY.
POLYGRAPH by Rich Garella, Adam Feinstein of New York, NY.
BRING 'EM ON by Mike Cuenca of Lawrence, KS.
WHAT ARE WE TEACHING OUR CHILDREN? by Fred Surr, Ted Page, Janet Tashjian of Needham, MA.
IMAGINE by Mark Vicente of Los Angeles, CA.
HUMAN COST OF WAR by Brian Wilkinson of White Plains, NY
WAKE UP AMERICA by Lisa M. Rowe of Hollywood, CA.
DESKTOP by David Haynes of Dallas, TX. He's probably never seen the Epica award winner with the same desktop concept.
ARMY OF ONE by Penny Little, Nick Green, Michael Stinson, Julie Stigwart of Isla Vista, CA.
BANKRUPT by Adam Klugman, Dave Adams of West Linn, OR.
HOOD ROBBIN' by Nathania Vishnevsky of Foster City, CA
LEAVE NO BILLIONAIRE BEHIND by Andrew Boyd of Brooklyn, NY
BUSH'S REPAIR SHOP by Eric Martin of Silver Spring, MD.
GONE IN 30 SECONDS by Eric Blumrich of Montclair, NJ.
Due to popular demand, they're also adding three new categories for the contest: Funniest Ad, Best Youth Market Ad, and Best Animation. If you register at Bushin30, you'll be able to vote on the finalists in each of these categories starting on Thursday.
Note: If you have problems logging in to vote - do this:
You need to change http:///login/change.html?id=foo to http://www.bushin30seconds.org/login/change.html?id=foo- as we mentioned in comments earlier. Update: What didn't make the cut The Anti-Defamation League criticizes moveon.org Bush-Hitler ad. "Their lack of descretion cheapens the level of political discourse in America, and their comments explaining it were hardly comforting.". Emphasis mine. The scripts to these ads as follows: Script 1: GRAPHIC: Nazi Flags In A Parade GRAPHIC: Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: A NATION WARPED BY LIES GRAPHIC: German Troops Marching GRAPHIC: Hitler In Car In Parade GRAPHIC: German Troops Marching CHYRON: LIES FUEL FEAR GRAPHIC: German Tanks CHYRON: FEAR FUELS AGGRESSION GRAPHIC: German Artillery Firing GRAPHIC: German Planes Dropping Bombs GRAPHIC: German Tanks Firing CHYRON: INVASION GRAPHIC: German Tanks Rolling Down Street CHYRON: OCCUPATION GRAPHIC: Hitler With Hand Raised BACKGROUND: Sig Heil! Sig Heil! CHYRON: WHAT WERE WAR CRIMES IN 1945 GRAPHIC: President Bush With Hand Raised At Inauguration BACKGROUND: Sig Heil! Sig Heil! CHYRON: IS FOREIGN POLICY IN 2003 CHYRON: SPONSORED BY MOVEON.ORG Script 2: GRAPHIC: Pictures Of Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: We have taken new measures to protect our homeland, GRAPHIC: Pictures Of Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: I believe I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator, GRAPHIC: Pictures Of Hitler HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: God told me to strike at al-Qaida and I struck them, GRAPHIC: Pictures of President Bush HITLER: (Speaking In German) CHYRON: and then He instructed me to strike at Saddam, which I did. CHYRON: SOUND FAMILIAR? BACKGROUND: Cheering German Crowd From RNC.org via comments at Metafilter#