No? Good answer, considering they are both comedians and not like serious political people. But in the pretend land of The Campaign, out August 10th we’re asked to choose sides between Will Ferrell as Cam Brady, seemingly playing a less severe version of his George W. Bush, and Zach Galifianakis as Marty Huggings, seemingly playing a more severe version of his Seth Galifianakis character. The candidates campaign ads are above, the film’s synopsis below. Who are you going to vote for?
When long-term congressman Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) commits a major public gaffe before an upcoming election, a pair of ultra-wealthy CEOs plot to put up a rival candidate and gain influence over their North Carolina district. Their man: naive Marty Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), director of the local Tourism Center. At first, Marty appears to be the unlikeliest possible choice but, with the help of his new benefactors’ support, a cutthroat campaign manager and his family’s political connections, he soon becomes a contender who gives the charismatic Cam plenty to worry about.