Obama for America

30-second ad run in key states, week of Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2008.


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[Music] Male Announcer: John McCain talks about a five-thousand dollar tax credit for health care.

But here’s what he’s not telling you.

McCain would make you pay income tax on your health insurance benefits. 

Taxing health benefits for the first time ever.

And that tax credit?  McCain’s own website said it goes straight to the insurance companies, not to you.  Leaving you on your own to pay McCain’s health insurance tax.

Taxing healthcare instead of fixing it.  We can’t afford John McCain.

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:

Notes: A hard-hitting policy based ad.  [RESPONSE FROM MCCAIN CAMPAIGN HERE]