12/09/2012 10:24 BST | Updated 12/09/2012 10:24 BST

America's Parents Tell It To Break Up With Obama (VIDEO)

Listen up, Americans! Your parents want a word with you in the living room.

We have our US cousins at The Huffington Post to thank for drawing our attention to this hilarious (but near-the-knuckle) spoof Romney campaign ad, which aired on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday.

In it, 'America's parents' voice their concerns over their offspring's relationship with Barack Obama. "We realise it's exciting that he buys you things like healthcare," the father concedes. However, the mother adds: "But a guy like that just wants one thing - your vote."

Mind you, as amusing as this send-up is, there have been plenty of genuine US political ads that have been just as funny, or even funnier - albeit unintentionally. Just take a look...