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Ad ties Iraqi waste to economy, McCain

From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
Look for an Obama ad tying Iraq waste to the economy and McCain. No word on where it's running.

"Well, the Iraqi government is finally spending some of its $79 billion surplus from oil," an announcer says. "A surplus that has grown with the record high oil prices we pay. Where's the money going? A Ferris wheel. It's true -- the Iraqi government is going to build a 650-foot Ferris wheel with air-conditioned cars, right in the heart of Baghdad. It's enough to make your head spin.

"John McCain wants America to keep spending $10 billion a month in Iraq when we should be rebuilding America. That's right. With banks failing because of Washington's lax oversight, gas prices soaring, and jobs moving overseas. John McCain will keep spending $10 billion a month in Iraq. 

"After years of Bush-McCain policies taking us for a ride, we just can't afford more of the same."

Politico's Ben Smith reported it's airing in at least Colorado and Virginia and that it's radio.

(If anyone hears it, let us know where!)