Obama Goes Up With First General Election TV Ad

60-second spot called “Country I Love” focuses on how his background, family values influence his politics.

“If I have the honor of taking the oath of office as President, it will be with a deep and abiding faith in the country I love.”

Will begin airing Friday in 18 states, including Republican-leaning Georgia, North Carolina, Alaska.

Watch it above. Read script here.

McCain camp responds here.

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