"Ready to Lead"
60-second run ad run in IA, late Dec. 2007.


Woman 1: I'm a teacher.

Woman 2: I'm a retired teacher.

Woman 3: I'm a stay-at-home mom.

Teenage Girl: Right now I work at a pizza place, but someday I hope to be an accountant.

Teenage Boy: I just graduated from high school, and I'm not sure what I'm going to do.

Woman 2: Education is the...

Woman 1: ...the key to success in life.

Teenage Boy: I want the next president to pay attention to students like me.

Woman 1: And that's why I'm for Hillary Clinton.

Woman 2: Hillary's been working with teachers and parents to make sure that we have the best education possible.

Woman 3: The fact that Hillary Clinton is a mom...

Woman 2: It makes me more confident my grandchildren will have a better world to live in.

Woman 1: I think she'll make a difference in our children's education.

Teenage Girl: She has the experience.

Woman 1: She has the experience.

Woman 2: She's been a changemaker all of her life.

Woman 1: She is ready to lead this country.

Woman 3: On day one.

Woman 1: Day one.

Female Announcer: The Des Moines Register endorses Hillary Clinton because she's "best prepared to confront the enormous challenges the nation faces."

Teenage Boy: I'm supporting Hillary Clinton.

Teenage Girl: I'm supporting Hillary Clinton for president.

Teenage Boy: I think she's cool.

Male Announcer: Paid for by the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education, 800-238-1133, and not authorized by any candidate or candidate's committee.  AFT COPE is responsible for the content of this advertising.


Notes: This ad is a pastiche of clips...