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#1 Posted on 23.8.04 1746.52
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I heard a radio add this morning for this guy and it had the above intro. Is EVERY politician at every level having to preface their ads like this, or is this guy just trying to "big-time" it by adding it to his?

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#2 Posted on 23.8.04 1754.22
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    Originally posted by JayJayDean
    I heard a radio add this morning for this guy and it had the above intro. Is EVERY politician at every level having to preface their ads like this, or is this guy just trying to "big-time" it by adding it to his?

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Isn't it to distinguish the ad as being paid for by the campaign? The Swift Boat ads were not paid for by Bush, so you don't hear him say that he approves. But the ad he has where him and his wife talk about America was funded by the Bush/Cheney campaign, so he says that he approves it. It's not so much bigtiming it as it's making sure that the audience knows which negative ads are from the candidate and which negative ads are from friends of the candidate.

Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong, anyone.
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#3 Posted on 23.8.04 1758.52
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Roy pretty much nailed it. Every ad for a candidate I see now has one as the opening or end tag of it.
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#4 Posted on 23.8.04 1835.07
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#5 Posted on 23.8.04 2331.03
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You're right, Roy. It's a new rule that started this year, I believe. Maybe last year. Any ad paid for by the campaign has to have the candidate saying that he or she approves the ad.
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#6 Posted on 24.8.04 0631.19
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The McCain-Feigngold Act requires that all federal campaigns have a line, spoken by the candidate, that says "I'm so and so, and I approved this message" or something like that. The candidate has to apply that it is they, and that they approve. Every once in a while, you'll have one that works it into their point, i.e. "I'm Joe Blow, and I approve this message because Americans need school choice" or something like that.

Every once in a while, you get a gem like this:

    Originally posted by Washington Times 7/8/04
    Consider Michael Anthony Peroutka, the Constitution Party candidate for president, who just finished taping a double-whammy of a television ad (airing soon at Peroutka2004.com) that simultaneously criticizes his opponent and one of the better-known federal election laws.

    The ad begins with Mr. Peroutka viewing one of President Bush's campaign ads, at the conclusion of which, as required by law, the president says he "approved" of the ad.

    At which point, Mr. Peroutka appearing respectful, but disappointed turns off the television, shakes his head, and states: "Hi, I'm Michael Anthony Peroutka ... and I do not approve of President Bush's ad. I do, however, approve of this ad, my ad, and I'm forced to say this by yet one more absurd, unconstitutional, federal law."

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