Let Freedom Ring

"Part of the Problem"
30-second ad seen in VA on Oct. 23, 2008.


[Music] Woman: Senator Obama, the papers say that you are benefitting politically from the financial crisis.

Man: But if America knew the facts, I don't know how they could vote for you.

Woman: John McCain tried to blow the whistle on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over two years ago.  In 2006 he told the Senate, "For years I have been concerned about the regulatory structure that governs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac...  The GSE's need to be reformed without delay.

Man: No wonder he didn't get their political contributions.

And who opposed the reforms John McCain was calling for?

Barack Obama, Christopher Dodd, and John Kerry.

Woman: Wait, it gets better.  Guess who received campaign contributions from the people who drove Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae into the ground?

Barack Obama, Christopher Dodd, and John Kerry.

Man: John McCain saw this coming.  You, Senator Obama, have been part of the problem.

Male Announcer: What happens when we elect a Senator who's part of the biggest financial crisis in U.S. history?

Please America, let's never find out.

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