By the way, that video is from here: http://www.livingroomcandidate.org/commercials/1952
Also - this advert from LBJ in 1964 is interesting.
Here's a thought experiment. Imagine what America would look like if President Obama was now several years into a term following 8 years of President Gore. The "both parties are the same" folks who keep uring symbolic actions, lines in the sand, avoidance of ugly compromise - those folks have a lot to be ashamed of.