Obama for America

"What Kind"
30-second ad from Sept. 9, 2008.

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[Music] Male Announcer: When they grow up will the economy be strong enough?

Barack Obama understands what it takes.  Make America number one in education again.

John McCain doesn't understand.

John McCain voted to cut education funding

Against accountability standards.

He even proposed abolishing the Department of Education.

John McCain's economic plan gives 200 billion more to special interests while taking money away from public schools.

We can't afford more of the same.  [photo of McCain with Bush]

Obama (voiceover): I’m Barack Obama 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: