Obama for America

30-second ad released on Aug. 5, 2008.


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Sound from McCain ad: He’s the original maverick.

[Static SFX]  SILENT SUPER: Really?

McCain clip: The president and I agree on most issues.  There was a recent study that showed that I voted with the president over ninety percent of the time…

Male Announcer: John McCain supports Bush’s tax cuts for millionaires, but nothing for a hundred million households.

He’s for billions in new oil company giveaways, while gas prices soar.

And for tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas.

The original maverick?

Or just more of the same?

Obama voiceover: I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message.


Notes: This ad was released on the day that Obama outlined his "New Energy for America Plan" in a speech in Lansing, MI.  McCain campaign spokesman Tucker Bounds responded with this statement:

Notes:  Response to the McCain ad "Broken."