Obama for America

30-second ad run in 16 battleground states -- AK, CO, FL, IA, MI, MO, MT, NM, NV, NH, NC, ND, OH, PA, VA, and WI -- starting Aug. 14, 2008 (announced Aug. 13).

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Obama (voiceover): I’m Barack Obama and I approved this message.
[Music] Male Announcer: Economics … by John McCain.   
Chapter 1.
Support George Bush 95 percent of the time.  
Chapter 2.
Keep spending ten billion dollars a month for the war in Iraq …
Chapter 3.
While the Iraqis sell oil for record prices.   
Chapter 4.
Giving Iraq a $79 billion oil surplus …
Chapter 5.
And hurting our economy.
Barack Obama’s plan:
End the war responsibly.
Better schools. 
No more tax breaks for oil companies.
Barack Obama … the Middle Class first. 

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: This ad uses the interesting device of a fake book with pages turning.