Let Freedom Ring
60-second ad run latter part of Oct. 2008 on national cable and in
People talk about the United States [Music starts] being the
sole superpower. In fact that's a product of decisions, in some
cases decisions that were made 20 years ago by President Reagan.
[No Music] Obama (clip): I will cut
investments in unproven missile defense systems. I will
slow our development of future combat systems.
[Music] Frank Gaffney:
The consequences of four years of incompetent government in the
military and national security arena could be disastrous.
[No Music] Obama (clips): I will not
develop new nuclear weapons. ...You know where I stand.
[Music] Frank Gaffney: When we see
candidates taking positions that unmistakenly convey a
determination neither to use military power nor to ensure that they
have it at their disposal should it be necessary...they are conveying
to our enemies weakness, and weakness invites aggression.
[No Music] Biden (audio clip, very poor
quality): "...it will not be six months before the world tests
Barack Obama... I guarantee you, it's going to happen."
Let Freedom Ring paid for and is responsible for the content of this
Gaffney is identified on screen as Former Assistant Secretary of
Defense for International Security Policy (Acting), a position he
served in during the Reagan Administration. He is founder and
president of the Center for Security Policy.
Thirty-second Gaffney/Obama and Gaffney/Biden versions of this ad were also produced.