Producer: Murphy Putman
Running Time: 00:41
Debut Date: 05/22/2008
Ad Buy: nationwide
Summary: MoveOn calls on McCain to fire his chief campaign adviser because of his firm's connection to tyrants.
Script of "McCain: Fire Charlie Black" (TV)
ANNOUNCER [v/o]: John McCain says we're fighting in Iraq to plant the seeds of democracy.
(Text on screen: Arizona Republic, 3/19/06)
But the firm of his 'chief political adviser' Charlie Black made millions lobbying for the world's worst tyrants:
(Text on screen: The Washington Post, 2/22/08)
Ferdinand Marcos, who executed thousands of his own citizens in the Philippines; Zaire's Mobuto, who publicly hanged his opponents and looted his country's vast mineral wealth...
(Text on screen: The Globe and Mail, 12/20/85)
And rebel leader Jonas Savimbi, a mass murderer, who covered Angola with landmines.
(Text on screen: Time, 3/3/86)
Charlie Black said he didn't do anything wrong.
(Text on screen: Washington Post, 5/13/08)
John McCain should tell Black he did. Call John McCain, and tell him to fire Charlie Black.
(Text on screen: 703-418-2008)
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