New Obama ad attacks McCain-Palin "maverick" claim

The spot goes after John McCain's attempt to reclaim his famous image and Sarah Palin's claims regarding the "Bridge to Nowhere."

Published September 8, 2008 11:10PM (EDT)

Looks like Barack Obama's campaign has listened to those of you who were saying that responding to John McCain's latest ad only by press release wasn't enough.

The Obama camp has now put out an ad of its own, a spot that challenges the claim that McCain and Sarah Palin are really "original mavericks." You can watch it below.

By Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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2008 Elections Barack Obama John Mccain R-ariz. Sarah Palin