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Ad Watch: Uncle Sam has his cake

NH SEN, Bender, "YUM!"
7/1
UNCLE SAM: MMM Yum. ANNCR: The federal government is taking over everything. Devouring everything in its sight. We've seen it feast on businesses, kid's college loan programs and our personal health choices. BENDER: I'm Jim Bender. Running for U.S. Senate. And I'll put our government on a strict diet. I'll see that he's finished fattening up on your hard-earned dollars. We know that as independent Granite Staters, we don't want the government running everything. UNCLE SAM: Yum. Chevy. BENDER: I'm Jim Bender and I approve this message.

GA GOV, Johnson, "Enough"
7/1
JOHNSON: "I'm Eric Johnson. Think you're paying enough in taxes? I have a record of cutting taxes and making sure politicians pay theirs. Now I say it's time to cut taxes on small businesses. how about reform that stops punishing hard work and starts to reward it? And we need to make it harder for the legislature to ever raise your taxes again. We'll lower taxes. That's the key to putting Georgia back to work and I'm just the guy to do it." ANNCR: "Eric Johnson. Republican for Governor. Let's put Georgia back to work"

NH SEN, Binnie, "Back on Track"
6/30
ANNCR: "Bill Binnie has a plan to put America back to work. Cut taxes, especially payroll taxes; encouraging small businesses to create jobs, cut government spending, stop the waste, stop the bailouts, cut the deficit, demand free trade from all countries, including India and China. Bill Binnie will get our economy moving and create jobs. Bill Binnie for Senate." BINNIE: "I'm Bill Binnie and I approved this message"


MN GOV, Entenza, "Plan"
6/30
ENTENZA: "Everything I've been able to achieve, I owe to a Minnesota classroom like this one and the teachers who pushed me." ROBINSON: "And as the daughter of two teachers, I know how important education is for Minnesota's future." ENTENZA: "Our plan starts with scrapping No Child Left Behind." ROBINSON: "So instead of teaching to a test -- teachers can teach to every child's potential." ENTENZA: "Make sure money goes into the classroom." ROBINSON: "And invest in excellent teaching." ENTENZA: "Making Minnesota great again starts right here

MI GOV, Cox, "Prosecutor: Tom Berry"
6/30
BERRY: "As a former police lieutenant, I protected the public. I worked case after case with Mike Cox. He's a Marine who believes in tough, firm, fair justice. When a fellow officer was attacked by Kwame Kilpatrick, Mike Cox prosecuted him and sent him to jail. Now, political thugs attack Mike Cox. Don't beleive it. Mike Cox is a leader in integrity who has been sending criminals and politicians to jail since 1990. Mike Cox: Tough enough to lead Michigan"

MI GOV, Cox, "Prosecutor: Max Bandy"
6/30
BANDY: "I'm a retired cop. My son was also a cop who died in the line of duty. Our job is to protect you. Today, I'm protecting my colleague, Attorney General Mike Cox. who's being falsely attacked by political thugs. Don't believe them. Mike Cox is a tough Marine and a by-the-book prosecutor. When Kwame Kilpatrick attacked a police officer, it was Mike Cox who put him behind bars. Mike Cox is a leader of integrity Mike Cox: Tough enough to lead Michigan"



CA GOV, Brown, "Back On Track"

6/30
MALE: "Just when you thought it was safe to watch TV or listen to the radio, Meg Whitman's back, falsely attacking Jerry Brown. But all the money in the world can't change the facts." FEMALE: "As governor, Brown sold off the state jet, and limo. He refused to live in the governor's mansion - paying his own rent instead. Time Magazine said 'Brown honored his pledge to hold the line on taxes...'" MALE: "Even as he built up the largest budget surplus in California history. Long before it was popular, Brown took on Big Oil to expand renewable energy - and bring in good paying jobs." FEMALE: "As Attorney General, Brown cracked down on mortgage fraud. He protected consumers from credit card companies, and went after nursing home who abused seniors." MALE: "It's easy to talk about balancing the budget or fighting for working people." FEMALE: "But only one candidate's done it before. Jerry Brown will get California back on track." ANNCR: "Paid for by Working Californians. Major Funding by California State Council of Service Employees Small Contributor Committee and California State Association of Electrical Workers Committee. Not authorized by a candidate or a committee controlled by a candidate."