Obama for America

"No Maverick"
30-second ad run in key states, announced Sept. 8, 2008.

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Obama (voiceover): I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message.

[Western Music] Male Announcer: They call themselves mavericks.

[Whip cracking SFX. Music stops] Announcer: Whoa.

[Music/sound] Truth is, they're anything but.

John McCain is hardly a maverick when seven of his top campaign advisors are Washington lobbyists.

He's no maverick when he votes with Bush 90-percent of the time.

And Sarah Palin's no maverick either.  She was for the Bridge to Nowhere...before she was against it.

Politicians lying about their records.  You don't call that maverick.  You call it more of the same.

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: The "l" word is on the table.