Obama for America

"Shaky Economy"
30-second ad from approx. Sept. 9, 2008 (not announced).

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Obama: I'm Barack Obama and I approve this message.

Woman 1: The economy is very, very shaky.

Woman 2: In just my own neighborhood I’ve seen two foreclosures.

Man: McCain’s policies seem hand-in-glove with President Bush.

Male Announcer: Bush-McCain economics: tax breaks for companies that export jobs, but nothing for 100 million households.  A plan to privatize Social Security, cutting benefits and piling up debt.

Man: I can’t understand why we would want four more years of this.

Several Voices: The same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result...different outcome.

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: Small group talking, as if in a focus group; text on screens indicates Westland, Michigan August 19, 2008.