New trailer for The Campaign: watch now

Or, "Will Ferrell punches a baby"

The Campaign has released a new trailer online in which Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis trade insults as rival candidates running for Congress.

Ferrell plays Cam Brady, a long-term congressman expecting to walk into a fifth term in office unopposed. Sadly for him, he's reckoned without Marty Huggins, a local simpleton who decides he's the man to give Brady a run for his money.

On the face of it, it seems like a no-contest, what with Brady's slick, crowd-pleasing demeanour, and Huggins' general idiocy. However, that's not quite how it plays out, with Huggins' down-home innocence providing surprisingly popular with the voters.

Take a look at the new trailer, below…

If there's one thing every political satire needs, it's Will Ferrell being lowered on wires while playing an electric keyboard. And there's the baby-punching incident, which already looks to be one of the comedy highlights of the year so far…

Directed by Jay Roach and co-starring Jason Sudeikis, Brian Cox, John Lithgow and Dan Aykroyd, The Campaign opens in the UK on 28 September 2012. He did indeed just punch a baby!

What do you think of the new trailer? Tell us, below!

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