Obama for America

"Who Advises"
30-second ad run on national cable and in key states, Sept. 19, 2008

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

[Music] Male Announcer: John McCain admits he doesn’t understand the economy.

So who advises him?

Carly Fiorina, the fired CEO who got a $42 million golden parachute.

Phil Gramm, the ex-Senator who pushed through deregulation, and called Americans hurt by this economy “whiners.”

Then there’s George Bush, whose disastrous policies McCain wants to continue.

They think the economy is fundamentally strong.
We know they’re fundamentally wrong.

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: