Campaign ad describes candidate’s ‘coming out’ to his father, goes viral

Congressional hopeful Carl Sciortino Jr. of Massachusetts is openly gay, but that wasn’t the news he had a difficult time telling his Tea Party member dad.

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If you think that sounds like a recipe for viral political ad, you’re right:

That’s Carl Sciortino Jr. and his father in an ad for Jr.’s campaign for Congress. It’s nearing 300,000 views—not too shabby for a local political race.

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