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Thursday, September 18, 2008
McCain Ad "Dome" Evokes Fear of Big Government

The McCain campaign responded to Obama's economy ads with "Dome," which evokes the fear of big government with the image of a large shadow from Washington being cast over a map of the country. Republicans tradionally accuse Democrats of wanting to raise taxes, as in the Reagan ad below about the effect of "Mondalenomics."

McCain ad "Dome" about big government and taxes:

UPDATE (9/19): released a report titled "There He Goes Again" debunking the claims made by the McCain campaign in "Dome."

1984 Reagan ad "Reaganomics:"