McCain-Palin 2008

30-second ad run nationally announced Sept. 17, 2008.


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[Music] McCain:  You, the American workers, are the best in the world.

But your economic security has been put at risk by the greed of Wall Street.

That's unacceptable.

My opponent's only solutions are talk and taxes.

I'll reform Wall Street and fix Washington.  I've taken on tougher guys than this before.

Female Announcer:  Change is coming.  John McCain.

[Musical tingle] McCain:  I'm John McCain 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: The ad includes a color flash effect first on scenes from Wall Street (not shown above) and then on the Obama image.