Republican Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday the creation of a political action committee to help him raise money as he mulls a presidential run. The PAC, "Our American Revival," debuted with this video:
The ad features various scenes of what one would assume is the United States. Several of the videos, however, come from foreign-based photographers and appear to have been purchased through stock image sites.
Using stock images and videos is common in political ads. However the choice of certain images at times has been embarrassing for political candidates.
Last election former Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania was caught using a stock photo of a smiling black women in what appeared to be a group picture. A Wisconsin Republican Party billboard on outsourcing used photos of a Russian coal miner.