Get Your Fresh Intelligence Daily

SUBMIT

Obama's First National Ad

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

Link to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to Email

youtube

"Country I Love," Barack Obama's first ad as his party's nominee for the general election. It'll be running in 18 states, a signal of the cash-rich Obama campaign's decision to contest almost every part of the country in his race for the presidency. Your takeaway: Barack likes America just as much as white people do... because he is one! Maybe that's a little cynical, so your editor will admit this: When Obama closed with the line "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," I gave a little gasp, just because, well, how amazing is it that we're in a time and place where this is even possible? And that's about all the optimism I've got left for the week.

Article continues below advertisement
Advertisement

© Copyright 2021 Radar Media Group LLC. Radar and RadarOnline are registered trademarks. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.