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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