Bill Richardson for President Exploratory Committee, Inc.
Produced by Steve Murphy and Mark Putnam of Murphy Putnam Media in Alexandria, VA.
Tell me what you did as Governor of New Mexico.
Governor: Well, I used tax cuts to help create …
Job Interviewer: Over 80,000 jobs … yeah, saw that.
Governor: A lot of those jobs …
Job Interviewer: Are in high tech, helps the middle class.
Governor: Up to sixth in the nation for job growth …
Job Interviewer: Balanced five budgets, put over $600 million dollars into classrooms and cut school bureaucracy.
Governor: New Mexico was 46th in teacher pay. Now we’re 29th.
Interviewer: But for what we’re looking for … you might be a little over-qualified.
[A couple seconds of music...logo on screen]
Bill Richardson (voiceover): I’m Bill Richardson and I approved this message.”
|Notes: The second of the "Job Interview" TV
ads that "make light of the political establishment's view of the Governor's
campaign for President." The press release stated:
"We wanted to do something original in a Presidential campaign - and that was to use humor to communicate Governor Richardson's vast record of achievement in public service, foreign affairs and as Governor of New Mexico," said campaign manager Dave Contarino.