November 8, 2016


Grimes Backs Hillary Clinton by Reimagining Retro Attack Ad: Watch

Barry Brecheisen/WireImage
Barry Brecheisen/WireImage

Even though Grimes Canadianess prevents her for voting in the U.S. Presidential election, she's still stumping for Hillary Clinton, urging people to vote in a video clip she posted to her Twitter.

The electro-pop phenom reworked a 1964 campaign ad from Lyndon B. Johnson, who used nuclear attack imagery to ward Americans away from opponent Barry Goldwater, a nuclear warfare supporter.

Using similar imagery and a voiceover of her own, Grimes insinuates that businessman Donald Trump, who has advocated "unpredictable" attacks on other countries, would be just as bad.

"Vote for Secretary Clinton on Nov. 8. The stakes are too high for you to stay home," she says.

Here's the original 1964 ad:

Watch Grimes compare Art Angels and Visions below: