The Washington Times - August 13, 2008, 02:22PM

Here’s one reason Indiana wasn’t on the list of states getting the new Obama ad earlier - Hoosiers are getting their own ad slamming Sen. John McCain for saying in January he doesn’t think the nation is headed into a recession.



The spot stars residents of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana disagreeing with a 7-month-old quote from McCain.


It closes with, “How can John McCain fix the economy when he doesn’t think it’s broken?”


Here’s the Indiana ad:











And here’s the script:


McCain: I don’t believe we’re headed into a recession.

January 10, 2008

Murrow: “I think we’re absolutely in a recession”

Ed Rutherford, Morrow, Ohio

Ahlersmeyer : “I sometimes struggle just to get essentials, you know the milk, the bread, the eggs”

Lauren Ahlersmeyer, Lafayette, Indiana

McCain: There’s been great progress economically.

April 17, 2008

Morrison: “The economy is in a rut.”

Stuart Morrison, Park Hills, Kentucky

McCain: We’ve had a pretty good prosperous time with low unemployment.

January 30, 2008

Robertson: the way the economy is, it is the bleakest of times.

Kelly Robertson, Elkhart, Indiana

Fisher: “I’m worried, I’m really worried.”

Christina Fisher, Wilmington, OH

How can John McCain fix the economy, when he doesn’t think it’s broken?

Obama: I’m Barack Obama, and I approve this message.


Christina Bellantoni, national political reporter,
The Washington Times


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