OBAMA AD RIPS MCCAIN ON LOBBYIST TIES

The Land of Lincolner’s campaign delivers a full-throttle attack on McCain aides’ lobbyist ties in an unannounced TV spot.

Targets big-name aides including Charlie Black, Rick Davis, Phil Gramm and others.

“If seven of McCain’s top advisers are lobbyists, who do you think will run his White House?”

Watch ad above. Read script here.

McCain camp responds: Calls the spot “blatant hypocrisy.” Read statement here.

Rep. Emanuel echoes theme on morning conference call: “His campaign is staffed from top to bottom with lobbyists, who represent special interests…. They signed up so they can keep going, and keep delivering the same kind of policies.”

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