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'Debra' - New McCain Ad

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John McCain's campaign is airing a new :30 second spot titled "Debra." The spot features a Debra Bartoshevich a self-proclaimed Hillary Clinton supporter turned McCain voter.



Barack Obama's campaign calls the spot a stunt and a distraction. They're probably right on the stunt part but stunt's can have a political impact!

Contrasting with other spots in current rotation, this ad is at least positive in tone.

The ad's script reads

DEBRA BARTOSHEVICH: I'm a proud Hillary Clinton Democrat.

She had the experience and judgment to be President.

Now, in a first for me, I'm supporting a Republican, John McCain.

I respect his maverick and independent streak, and now he's the one with the experience and judgment.

A lot of Democrats will vote McCain. It's okay, really!

JOHN MCCAIN: I'm John McCain and I approved this message.

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