Abandoned Factory In Democratic Attack Ad Against Florida Governor Is In Detroit, Not Florida

Um, okay.

The Florida Democratic Party released a new attack ad against incumbent Florida Gov. Rick Scott titled “It’s Not Working” on their YouTube channel Tuesday.

A large portion of the ad features text about layoffs over an abandoned factory.

Florida Democratic Party Ad

Florida Democratic Party Ad

According to the image website Shutterstock, this stock footage, which will cost you $79 for HD, is of an empty factory in Detroit.


It’s even titled “Deserted Factory In Detroit.”


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