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Republican Jewish Coalition: "Concerned About Obama?"

Producer: Jamestown Associates

Republican Jewish Coalition: "Concerned About Obama?"


Running Time: 00:30

Debut Date: 10/19/2008

Ad Buy: broadcast and cable television in Florida, Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania


Cost: over $1 million

Summary: The RJC uses a clip from a Democratic primary debate and a comment from Hillary Clinton to suggest that Obama's foreign policy is naive.

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Script of "Concerned About Obama?" (TV)

(Text on screen: July 23, 2007)

QUESTIONER [v/o, from Democratic primary debate]: Would you be willing to meet separately with the leaders of Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba and North Korea?

ANDERSON COOPER [v/o]: Senator Obama?

BARACK OBAMA [v/o]: I would.

ANDERSON COOPER [v/o]: Senator Clinton?

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON [v/o]: I will not promise to meet with the leaders of these countries. I don't want to be used for propaganda purposes.

BARACK OBAMA [v/o]: I would.

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON [v/o, from interview]: That was irresponsible and frankly naïve.

(Text on screen: Telephone Interview; Quad City Times/July 24 2007)

ANNOUNCER [v/o]: Hillary is right. The stakes are too high.

BARACK OBAMA [v/o]: I would.

ANNOUNCER [v/o]: Concerned about Barack Obama's naïve foreign policy? You should be.

The Republican Jewish Coalition is responsible for the content of this advertising.

(Text on screen: Call Senator Obama; [202] 224-2854; Tell Him Not To Meet With Ahmadinejad; Paid For By The Republican Jewish Coalition []; And Not Authorized By Any Candidate Or Candidate's Committee)

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