McCain-Palin 2008 

30-second ad run nationally, announced Sept. 27, 2008.


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[Music, gunfire] Male Announcer: In the midst of war, Senator Obama voted to cut off funding for our troops.

What did Biden say?

Biden (clip from Iowa State Fair 8/15/07): "They said they voted against the money to make a political point."

Announcer: He added...

Biden (clip from "Meet the Press 9/9/07): "This is cutting off support that will save the lives of thousands of American troops."

Announcer: Barack Obama.

Playing politics.  Risking lives.

Not ready to lead.

McCain: I'm John McCain and I approve this message.

Notes: The Obama campaign responded thusly...

“Despite what his increasingly desperate and dishonorable campaign says, John McCain opposed funding for our troops that would have brought them home, while Barack Obama voted against a blank check for George Bush. So if John McCain wants to talk about funding, he should explain why he voted against life-saving equipment for our troops in battle, voted repeatedly against funding for veterans health care, and wants to keep spending $10 billion a month in Iraq while the Iraqis have a surplus and our economy is in crisis,” said Obama-Biden spokesman Hari Sevugan.