One day after Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd (D) sought to shift the political dialogue in the early primary states from Iraq to the environment, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson joined his ranks. Ahead of Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire, both candidates have new ads touting themselves as leaders in the fight against global warming. Dodd launched his forward-looking spot, which promotes his plan to curb carbon emissions, on Hawkeye and Granite State airwaves on Thursday.Here's Dodd's commercial below. Looks as if polling is showing that voters are tired hearing nothing but Iraq or as if the candidates realize they can't stand out on that issue. Once they all paint themselves green, though, the same will be true for the environment. One by one, we'll watch the next issues trotted out as the commercial factory ramps up.
Published by Jeff Jarvis June 2nd, 2007 Tags: ads, dodd, green, richardson.
Bill Richardson makes a green commercial, bragging about his record in New Mexico, below. Says National Journal.com: