Citizens United

"Hype" movie promo
30-second ad run on cable starting July 21, 2008.

[SFX] Obama (audio clip from rally): We are the change that we seek.

[Music] Ken Blackwell: It is only when you begin to peel back the layers that you begin to see a disturbing pattern.

Text on screen: A movie about hype...

Tucker Carlson: Well the press loves Obama.  I mean, not just love, but sort of like an early teenage crush.

Dick Morris: He is representative of the ultimate left of the Democratic party -- vast increases in taxes.

Text on screen: A movie about Obama...

Text on screen: A movie about truth...

Rev. Joe Watkins: Big government doesn’t help people and it certainly hasn’t helped the people of my congregation.

Obama (audio clip): We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.

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: Additionally, Citizens United distributed DVD copies of the 95-minute film "Hype: The Obama Effect" in the Plain Dealer, Columbus Dispatch, Cincinnati Enquirer, Las Vegas Review Journal and Palm Beach Post at the end of Oct./beginning of Nov. 2008.