The official 2010 Washington State Republican Party Platform is out, along with this short video distillation:

Check the politics—but, also, check the music. The Stranger's Dave Segal, who weighed in on the last notable political soundtrack to hit the YouTubes in this state, says of this one:

The music begins like something by Vangelis circa 1982, a fanfare that conjures a suspenseful feeling of futuristic promise. When the beats and the bass line come in, it's as if the ad team thought, "But we also need that gentle, uplifting propulsion that people loved so much on that Postal Service album."

It seems as if the Republicans are making an effort not to sound stodgy and mired in the distant past, ad-musically speaking. This is their way of appearing "hip," I guess. It could be worse—much worse.