the screen: Starts with image of George W. Bush from Bush campaign
ad; RLC ad labelled "RLC Attack Ad;" letter on McCain 2000 letterhead;
Female Announcer: George W. Bush says he wants a positive campaign. Then why are Bush's liberal supporters running this negative ad attacking Steve Forbes.
That's right. Bush supporters are using massive corporate contributions to run this negative ad to benefit--George W. Bush.
Even John McCain requested they stop, saying, "It appears you have violated federal election law."
If George W. Bush really opposes negative ads, shouldn't he tell his supporters to stop attacking Steve Forbes?
|Background: This ad refers to a television
spot run by the Republican Leadership Council in Iowa, NH and Washington,
DC starting Nov. 15, 1999. The RLC is not formally connected with
George W. Bush, but it does have a number of Bush supporters among its