When Reagan was President, there was a commercial for, I believe, Barrons. The actor looked a good bit like Reagan.
When Clinton was President there was an ad for a health care organization, and the actor/model playing a doctor looked very much like Clinton. Strikingly so.
Now I see a commercial for some company (forgot the specifics, sorry) talking about getting a look at your credit report. The actor, from a distance anyway, looks like W.
Were/are these ads intentionally using actors who looks like the current President, or is this all a coincidence?
If they are, what do these companies hope to gain? I certainly would not be influenced by Bill Clinton trying to sell me anything. And Bush hasn’t been in long enough to influence anyone. What’s the dope on these actors?