Flashback: When Dick Cheney's Heart Attack Was a Political Positive

Hulu, the greatest time-waste in the history of the second hand, takes us on a trip down Amnesia Lane with Historic Campaign Ads. Among them is this one from Dick Cheney's 1978 Congressional campaign in Wyoming -- and it's all about his heart attack. Also, after the jump, Lyndon Johnson's "Daisy" ad, next to which damned near every other political ad before or since looks downright timid. --Robert Wilonsky

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