Obama for America

30-second ad run on national cable, announced Sept. 30, 2008.

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[Music] Male Announcer: Last week, another bank went under.
But its CEO could walk away with $19 million.

John McCain’s advisor, Carly Fiorina…the fired CEO who left with $42 million.

Barack Obama says it’s got to change…demanded any Wall St. bailout restricts CEO pay.

Obama (clip from town hall): You’ve got corporate executives who are giving themselves million dollar golden parachutes and leaving workers high and dry.

That’s wrong.  It’s an outrage.

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

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: