Producer: Strategic Perception
Running Time: 00:30
Debut Date: 09/28/2008
Ad Buy: not available
Cost: not available
Summary: The ad calls out Shaheen for not anticipating the risk posed in the financial crisis, while commending Sununu for his foresight.
Script of "Common Sense" (TV)
ANNOUNCER [v/o]: Five years ago, John Sununu wrote tough regulations for mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
(Text on screen: Foster's Sunday Citizen: "Sununu made early call for finance reform" -- 9/21/08; Senator John Sununu)
Democrats blocked his bill, opposing restrictions on risky investments.
(Text on screen: The Detroit News: "Companies were protected by Democrats" -- 9/19/08; www.TeamSununu.org)
Six months ago, Jeanne Shaheen still saw no risk, saying, let them use "flexibility and common sense."
(Text on screen: New Hampshire Sunday News, 2/3/08)
Boy, Jeanne, that worked out well.
WOMAN: We'll stick with effective: John Sununu.
(Text on screen: Paid for by Team Sununu, Sununu Senator)
JOHN SUNUNU [v/o]: I'm John Sununu, and I approve this message.