Hudson Hinckley is only five years old, but he has a message for the voters of Rhode Island. Actually, he has several of them.
Hudson is the son of Rhode Island U.S. Senate candidate Barry Hinckley, and he’s now the star of a new campaign ad that could certainly go viral. In the ad, dubbed “Hudson Hinckley’s Economics 4 5-Year-Olds,” Hudson bemoans rising gas prices, ballooning debt, and unemployment. He uses a giant notepad, a few markers, and amazingly refined 5-year-old diction to deliver his message: “Tell your mom and your dad to vote for my dad, Barry Hinckley, ’cause he’s going to balance the budgets.”
But that’s not all he says.
“You know the gas my mom uses to bring me to school? It’s a lot more expenses now. … This is real bad.”