Obama for America

30-second ad run in Las Vegas and Reno, NV, starting Aug. 21, 2008.

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Obama (voiceover): I'm Barack Obama and I approve this message.

[Music] Donna Schlemmer: It's going to be shipped here, passing through city after city and town after town.

Raymond Pedraza: It's dangerous; it's hazardous.

Male Announcer: John McCain says he's opposed to nuclear waste going through Arizona.  But he wants to dump it here in Nevada.

Donna Schlemmer: John McCain is so quick to throw nuclear waste in our backyard.

Cathy Kama: He cares about his state, and he really doesn't care about Nevada.

Male Announcer: If you don't want nuclear waste here [clip of kid on swing], you don't want John McCain here [photo of the White House].

John McCain.  Just more of the same.

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: See also the earlier Nevada ad "Backyard."