John McCain 2008 

30-second ad run in key states, released Aug. 23, 2008.


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[Music] Male Announcer: What does Barack Obama's running mate say about Barack Obama?

clip from 2007 debate...
George Stephanopoulos of ABC News (clip from 2007 debate): “You were asked, 'Is he ready?'  You said, ‘I think he can be ready but right now, I don’t believe he is. The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job training.’”

Biden: “I think that I stand by the statement.”

Announcer: And what does he say about John McCain?

Biden (unidentified clip): “I would be honored to run with or against John McCain, because I think the country would be better off.”

McCain (voiceover): I'm John McCain and I approved this message.

Notes:  According to the New York Times' "Caucus" blog this ad came out just three hours after the Obama text message.