Archive for January, 2008
Mitt makes his case to Californians in this 90-second clip that alternates color and black-and-white footage of Romney speaking from two different angles. The usual: Washington is broken, Mitt knows how to strengthen the economy, illegal immigration is bad, family values are good, etc.
Published by Peter Hauck January 31st, 2008 0 Comments Tags: ads, clinton, economy.
America’s economy is in the dumper says Hillary Clinton, as she channels Chicken Little in this 30-second ad. Fortunately, we can “depend” on her to “fix it.” This must be the red-state version of Hillary's message on the economy: "Americans still have that can-do spirit," she says in this 30-second spot. "We know you can't solve economic problems with political promises." But her "35 years of experience" coupled with our "voice and spirit," can "turn our economy around and build a new age of prosperity."
Romney's campaign brags about scoring high with the dial test during the GOP debate: high scores defending Bush on Iraq and talking about health care.
Veracifier pulls out just one soundbite from the Republican debate: Mitt Romney's awkward cackle over layoffs.
Published by Jeff Jarvis January 31st, 2008 0 Comments Tags: giuliani, mccain.
Rudy Giuliani's endorsement of John McCain.
Today in New Orleans, where he started his campaign, John Edwards calls it quits. Edwards says he spoke to both Senator Obama and Senator Clinton and that they pledged "they will make ending poverty central to their campaign for the presidency."
Huckabee’s got Chuck Norris. Sly Stallone likes John McCain. And now wrestling legend Hulk Hogan tells Jimmy Kimmel that Obama’s “the real deal.” All candidates eagerly await the upcoming G.I. Joe and X-Men endorsements.
Published by Jeff Jarvis January 30th, 2008 0 Comments Tags: florida, obama.
A sharp-eyed YouTuber puts up video reporting before the Florida election that Obama believed its delegates should be allowed into the convention and not disenfranchised by the party.
Did Obama snub Clinton at the State of the Union address? Here's MSNBC with the picture: And here's Obama on his plane denying the snub:
In a last blast of hot air, the Kucinich campaign makes a final "news" report, 13 minutes long. Elizabeth, we'll miss you.
The Gallup poll finds, not surprisingly, that McCain's support skews old. But there's no split between men and women on the Republican side.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Hillary if Bill Clinton will be taking a "kinder, gentler" tone in the campaign. Hillary says they are both concentrating on the "big issues" and issues a de rigueur non-apology apology for any campaign bad behavior. Sound Bite: "If anything was said by anyone that caused any offense, I certainly am sorry for that because it was certainly not intended."
Mac is back indeed. Turns out John McCain can win an all-Republican primary and he reminds everyone he is a "conservative Republican" and was a "foot shoulder in the Reagan revolution." He also has nice things to say about his opponents, even Mitt Romney. Sound Bite: “In one week we will have as close to a national primary as we’ve ever had in this country. I intend to win it and be the nominee of our party. "
Published by Peter Hauck January 29th, 2008 0 Comments Tags: ads, clinton.
Hillary loves Latino families. Latino families love Hillary.
Caroline Kennedy follows up her endorsement of Barack Obama by appearing in this 30-second ad, complete with evocative shots of JFK. Sound Bite: “People always tell me how my father inspired them. I feel that same excitement now. Barack Obama can lift America and make us one nation again.”