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Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:16 AM
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It’s 3 PM and a phone in the White House is ringing…
It’s 3 PM and a phone in the White House is ringing…

(sound of ringing phone, film pans over White House)


Voiceover:
There is something happening in the world’s economic markets! Your vote will decide who answers that call…

Senator McCain has touted his strength on national security, but in a time of economic repression, does he have a plan for protecting and stimulating the US economy?

Sound - ominous music playing, tympani, brass attacks, discordant violins
Visual – camera pans over still images and film footage of:
Wall street, stock market ticker, large line graphs (going down), headlines and news about the sub-prime mortgage crash, newspaper headlines of downturn in economic indicators (consumer confidence lowest in xx years, gas prices up, markets dropping, equity, value of the US dollar),

Sound - music transitions to a haunting and sad cello
Visual - people being evicted, a foreclosure sign, people in foodlines, a man in a business suit sitting on a street corner with his head in his hands…

Visual of McCain quote over above images:
“The issue of economics is not something I’ve understood as well as I should…I’ve got Greenspan’s book.”

Source: Boston Globe interview, December 2007


Visual of McCain quote over above images:
“I’m going to be honest: I know a lot less about economics than I do about military and foreign policy issues. I still need to be educated.”

Source: Wall Street Journal interview, November 26th, 2005


New Visual – debate footage of Senator McCain where he looks confused – shaking head -- replay in slow motion – then freeze on a facial expression of “I don’t have a clue”.


Sound: music of high discordant violins
Voiceover in McCain-like voice – repeating the phrases:

“The issue of economics is not something I’ve understood as well as I should…”
(pause) “I still need to be educated.”

“The issue of economics is not something I’ve understood as well as I should…”
(pause) “I still need to be educated.”

“The issue of economics is not something I’ve understood”


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Lint Head Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:17 AM
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1. Whoops. Wrong number.
:dem:
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thunder rising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:18 AM
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2. How do you work in terra-ists and nuc-ular bombs? :-)
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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:18 AM
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3. sorry, the lights are on, but nobody's home
:evilgrin:
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Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:47 AM
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9. have you seen the video of McCain vs. Miss Teen South Carolina?
I hate to keep dragging that poor girl through it -- but this video comparing her answers in the pageant and McCain's economic answer in the GOP debate is pretty funny in a painful way!

<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcdLO3jKkPo >
(you have to ignore the pro-Ron Paul aspects of it)
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liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:23 AM
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4. As this country dives into one it's the worst economic times...
All the GOP can offer is someone who knows shit about economics?

If this fucker steals the white house has his buddy bu$h it will be total collapse.
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Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:43 AM
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8. I hope the Dems have the sense to hit McCain HARD in the GE
on his weakness on the economy.
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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:26 AM
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5. call is likely from coward dems in congress caving in to bush yet again...... nt
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:27 AM
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6. Pay attention to the rules. THis belongs in GDP. Alerting.
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Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 11:33 AM
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7. I thought the opposite - since McCain's primary is over
and this only speaks about McCain - that this would NOT be allowed in GD-P - which is for the Dem candidate primaries.

Sorry if I got it wrong.

You people are so effing crabby.
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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:07 PM
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10. you are right, you put it in the exact correct place
I think the other poster didn't take time to actually read your post

:applause:
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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:16 PM
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11. Some of us are sick to death of that "3 AM" meme. It's getting really
tiresome already. As is the "monster" meme.

You people are SOOOOO transparent.
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Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:47 PM
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12. OBVIOUSLY you didn't READ my OP, which attacks McCain's
horrific, gigantic WEAKNESS - his lack of knowledge about economics - and the OP is meant as an ad idea for DNC to use against McCain during the General Election. Which would be turning this ad idea of a ringing phone BACK against John McCain.

And I used 3PM not 3AM because I was imagining a very real stock market crash near the closing bell.

I am concentrating on winning the GE in all my thoughts - you people who only think about the Dem primaries and those two flawed candidates are so short-sighted. Welcome to IGNORE.

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Contrary1 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:52 PM
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13. I think it's great!
You should send your idea to whomever ends up being the nominee.

Not alerting. :evilgrin:
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Turn CO Blue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-08-08 12:59 PM
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14. Wish I knew how to actually make an youtube ad like that.
I always have ideas.


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