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If Rand Paul's new campaign ad didn't specify that the narrator is a Barack Obama impersonator, viewers might be convinced that it's actually the president speaking. The impersonation is that dead-on.

The 30-second spot uses Fauxbama to paint Paul's Democratic rival for Senate in Kentucky, Jack Conway, as a Washington insider-in-the-making who will rubber stamp the president's agenda. And just to hammer that metaphor home, there's an actual rubber stamp with Conway's face on it.

"I know I can count on Conway to vote for more spending and debt, bigger government and higher taxes," the fake Obama says.

The commercial ends with a photo of Conway sandwiched between (the actual) Obama and a grim-looking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Watch the ad:

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Ken

What is Rand Paul promising to do? This ad seems to indicate that he will refuse to work with anyone in the Senate. Just what KY needs a man that wants to be a lone wolf. Rand Paul will be all alone in a room with 99 of his peers, and will accomplish nothing for our state or our nation.

October 09 2010 at 11:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
defelicep

I got a nice chuckle out of this ad.

October 06 2010 at 2:54 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
nissenmike

Go Rand Go !!! the ad hit Conway where it hurts. Conway would be nothing more then a rubber stamp for OIbama and Pelosi.

October 06 2010 at 1:00 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
cwlanders

I don't see anything wrong with this add,ever dem voted just like that to get all there spending bills in place.

October 06 2010 at 12:09 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
doncinnh

That really hit the nail on the head ! It kept my attention

October 06 2010 at 11:41 AM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
Dale

Are we better off today than 4 years ago? I regretably say no. My 401K is way down, the interest on any monies from the banks are near zero and forclosures are up with unemployement. I wonder why we as a country keep bailing out other countries and we should worry about what is happening here. I think all politicians are crooks and I am in favor of term limits. Why wouldn't they take a job for lifetime healthcare benifits, and spend much more than they make, on getting elected. Wake up and clean sweep the lifetime politicians and lets get this country back on track..

October 06 2010 at 10:48 AM Report abuse +8 rate up rate down Reply
bergen1

The ad is intellectually dishonest and that is exactly what Rand Paul is.

October 06 2010 at 10:24 AM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply
exitar01

The ad doesn't say what are Paul's answers to our problems? Or is this more complaints, criticism and vitriol? A political ploy; if you have no answer or position on a topic - like the economy - then attack the biggest target - Obama - and make sure you don't state an actual opinion or answer that can be used against you during a debate with your opponent. I hope people see through it.

October 06 2010 at 10:11 AM Report abuse +8 rate up rate down Reply
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Kenneth

It seem to be the political advertising norm these days coming from both parties. I live in Pa. and Sestak was running an ad made no political sense, asked a dumb question at the end,did not really sling any mud, but left you with a bigger question. What's your point?

October 06 2010 at 11:03 AM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
Kenneth

That is funny you should notice. That so far no politician has given a clue to the answer to fix this economy. Even the Democrats now in office did not have a clue they kept passing one bill after another which actually hurt more then fixed. Did any of these so called college idiots in washington ever think that the answer is NOTHING!! Government can not fix the problem all they can do is compound it even more. Stop with the heathcare, stop with the cap and trade, and all the other bills you pass that have a cost involved. When the companies see you can do no more damage and the people feel that the storm is over and their job is a little safer they will begin to spend which will start to create jobs.Which puts mmore money in more pockets to spend which creates more jobs etc.

October 06 2010 at 3:20 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
tausands

It's one thing spewing vitriol, it's a completely different thing to pass somebody off as the President as this ad does. Just goes to show that there are no depths Rand Paul won't sink to in order to get his psychotic self in Congress.

October 05 2010 at 11:20 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
christierandall

Is this guy still against the civil rights act? Did he actually say businesses should have the right to serve who the want? Are we trying to move our country forward or backwards...this guy is a kook.

October 05 2010 at 11:19 PM Report abuse +5 rate up rate down Reply

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