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*NEW ROMNEY AD* "Actually Happened” (Being played in CO,NV,NH,IA,NC,VA, AND OIHO)
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Posted on 10/02/2012 5:29:38 AM PDT by Perdogg

"Actually Happened”


TOPICS: US: Colorado; US: Iowa; US: Nevada; US: New Hampshire; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; ads; romney2012; va2012
I am sorry it is not a "Rev Wright" ad, but it is a good ad.
1 posted on 10/02/2012 5:29:42 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

For those of us behind strict work firewalls, would you summarize? Thanks.


2 posted on 10/02/2012 5:32:10 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: Perdogg

Great ad.....just presented the facts


3 posted on 10/02/2012 5:34:11 AM PDT by Kimmers (Fair isn't everybody getting the same thing, fair is getting what you need to be successful)
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To: Perdogg

FYI: This is an anti Obama ad from American Crossroads, not from the official Romney campaign.


4 posted on 10/02/2012 5:35:36 AM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: FightforFreedomCA

So? does it not count?


5 posted on 10/02/2012 5:37:17 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: knittnmom

It is a short ad saying that unemployment is more that what 0bama promise and pointed out the National debt has risen to $16 Trillion.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 5:38:58 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: knittnmom
"Obama promised x amount of jobs delivered Y"

Blah blah blah.....Same ol' same ol'

7 posted on 10/02/2012 5:39:41 AM PDT by China Clipper ( Animals? Sure I like animals. See? There they are, right next to the potatoes!)
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To: knittnmom
Guy in an empty factory, showing two charts.

First chart -- what Obama promised (unemployment rate 5.6%) and what he delivered (unemployment rate 8.1%) and what this means (-3.7 million jobs).

Second chart -- rising budget deficits. We are $5 Trillion further in debt.

We are further in debt and have fewer jobs than when Obama started.

8 posted on 10/02/2012 5:42:02 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: Perdogg

I’d like to see an ad hit on the fact that so many have given up on finding a job, and that they aren’t being counted as unemployed any more, artificially lowering the “official” number.


9 posted on 10/02/2012 5:43:13 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: Perdogg

Your ad is using facts and statistics.

There is no emotion, no feelings.

Your argument is invalid.


10 posted on 10/02/2012 5:46:45 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: Fresh Wind

They got the wrong guy to do this ad. He’s way too nice. Should have someone breathing fire. This ad is pathetic.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 5:47:08 AM PDT by Galtoid ( .)
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To: Perdogg

I didn’t say anything about it counting or not, but your headline gives the impression the ad is from the Romney campaign, which it is not.


12 posted on 10/02/2012 5:50:09 AM PDT by FightforFreedomCA (I WILL be voting on November 6th to evict the current pResident.)
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To: Perdogg

Why do they have it as a private link? It says at the top the video is unlisted and only those with a direct link can see it. Seems kind of strange for a political ad.


13 posted on 10/02/2012 5:54:32 AM PDT by Mama Shawna
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To: Mama Shawna

I gave you a direct link.


14 posted on 10/02/2012 5:56:20 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Galtoid

You know, I hate to say this, but it is seldom I see an AC ad that is worth a damn. Most of them have no emotional punch whatsoever. Just “blah, blah, blah” That particular meme has been done to death. Money down a rat-hole. Sorry, but that’s my honest opinion.


15 posted on 10/02/2012 5:57:13 AM PDT by hcmama
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To: Perdogg

Interviews with actual out of work people would be way more effective. Maybe have one say “we can’t take four more years of this”.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 5:58:19 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Galtoid

Maybe Kidd Rock should have done the ad; Come out with guitars, fire, and monster trucks and then Kidd Rock looks in the camera and gives the facts.


17 posted on 10/02/2012 5:59:02 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Hugin

You people who have never run a campaigns in your life can always do better, can’t you?


18 posted on 10/02/2012 6:00:27 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

I’ve never made a motion picture, but I know if a movie is good or bad.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 6:04:34 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Perdogg

I’m aware of that. What I’m asking is why didn’t they make it public so it could be ‘searchable’, and show up randomly on the side bar for anyone caring to watch/search for political ads. Not that many people do THAT on youtube!


20 posted on 10/02/2012 6:04:39 AM PDT by Mama Shawna
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To: Hugin

I’ve never made a motion picture, but I know if a movie is good or bad.

Any kind of advertizing works by emotion. This one is dull, and 99% of people will just tune it out.


21 posted on 10/02/2012 6:09:26 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Perdogg

U-tube refusing comments on this. Is everyone noticing how many web sites are refusing comments?


22 posted on 10/02/2012 6:13:05 AM PDT by W. W. SMITH ((Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.)
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To: Galtoid

“They got the wrong guy to do this ad. He’s way too nice. Should have someone breathing fire. This ad is pathetic.”

R. Lee Ermey comes to mind.


23 posted on 10/02/2012 6:14:55 AM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ("We must hang together, gentlemen...else, we shall most assuredly hang separately." - Franklin)
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To: ClearCase_guy
The ad is OK, not great just OK, same old, same old. I sell for a living, people buy based on fear. Romney is just not closing the deal, he's clearly disconnected from voters.

What America needs to see is the “truth,” we only need a 30 second spot. The first 10 second is bozo telling the soviet leaders not to worry, he'll have flexibility after the election. The second is bozo telling us we didn't build it. The last 10 seconds is Romney making a plea to help start fixing this country. This doesn't have to be rocket science.

24 posted on 10/02/2012 6:15:48 AM PDT by John in Wisconsin
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To: Perdogg; China Clipper; ClearCase_guy

Thanks, All.


25 posted on 10/02/2012 6:17:08 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: W. W. SMITH

We won’t win with crappy ads like this. The people that are plugged in and paying attention on both sides have already decided who they will vote for so ads like this mean nothing.

If they want to pull wishy washy (I) and (D) people over to our side, they need to create more emotional ads that give weaker minded people something to grab onto. Take the Obama phone lady and put it into a 30 second commercial!


26 posted on 10/02/2012 6:19:38 AM PDT by bigtoona
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To: Perdogg

I would have cut off the chart on the debt and added to the chart the unemployment rate had the BLS used the same-sized job pool that we had at the end of the Bush administration (approx. 11 or 12%).

Then there’s only one message: Obama failed on unemployment.

This ad says “yes, he lied but it’s getting gradually better”. My revision says “yes he lied and it’s worse than the lie.”


27 posted on 10/02/2012 6:22:55 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: Perdogg

54321 here come the bedwetters lol


28 posted on 10/02/2012 6:26:22 AM PDT by italianquaker (The 47 pct need to pay their fair share)
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To: READINABLUESTATE
Should have someone breathing fire.

I disagree. They need to show the cost of Obama's policies in human terms. If Obama was a Republican, the media would be running stories every day about poor out of work Americans, people who have been forclosed on, filed bankruptcies, homeless, etc. Notice you never see those stories anymore? Romney and the pacs need to bring those people into voters living rooms, with the overt message, "we can't take four more years of this", and the unspoken message "you could be next". As John in Wisconsin noted above, fear sells.

29 posted on 10/02/2012 6:33:14 AM PDT by Hugin ("Most times a man'll tell you his bad intentions, if you listen and let yourself hear."---Open Range)
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To: Perdogg

We need to hear about the future...not the past. It’s almost annoying to hear what Obama did in the past since they have convinced people that it was Bush’s fault and he needs 4 more years. I’ve been waiting for Romney to talk about what an Obama Presidency will mean for the next 4 years!!!! NO ONE GIVES A CRAP ABOUT THE PAST ANYMORE. He’s going to lose if he doesn’t get with the program.


30 posted on 10/02/2012 6:33:52 AM PDT by Fawn (DEAR JESUS....PLEASE LET OBAMA LOSE.....AMEN.)
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To: Perdogg
An OK ad, on the lame side. Standing in an empty factory to emphasize job losses -- been done 471,209,558 times, last time I counted.

An exponentially better ad, creative, clever, and on-point, also by American Crossroads: CLICK HERE.

Will we ever see this one on TV, or just on the internet?

31 posted on 10/02/2012 6:36:04 AM PDT by southernnorthcarolina ("Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own." -- Aesop)
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To: China Clipper

“Obama promised x amount of jobs delivered Y”

Blah blah blah.....Same ol’ same ol’


To quote a former Messiah “Words? Just Words?”


32 posted on 10/02/2012 6:37:39 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Hugin
Interviews with actual out of work people would be way more effective.

Romney knows this.

When Romney ran against Kennedy for the Senate, Kennedy bussed in people (from OH, iirc) that lost their jobs, or had their wages and salaries cut in the Bain-engineered merger of two failing companies, Avery and Dennison.

33 posted on 10/02/2012 6:40:01 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Perdogg

How about an ad showing what happens when the Bush Tax Cuts expire? Millions added to the tax rolls (Those that don’t pay taxes now), a 50% increase in the rate paid by the lowest level of taxpayers (from 10% to 15%), and an average $3500 increase for families.


34 posted on 10/02/2012 6:47:20 AM PDT by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, 14 of them missed work)
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To: Hugin

“Interviews with actual out of work people would be way more effective. Maybe have one say “we can’t take four more years of this”.”

Agree 100%. The Zero ad/lie about the man who blamed Romney for his wife’s death had traction because it tugged at people’s heart strings. SURELY there are some non-union GM people who lost EVERYTHING who could be featured in a TRUE commercial.


35 posted on 10/02/2012 6:58:13 AM PDT by ShovelThemOut
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To: Galtoid
They got the wrong guy to do this ad. He’s way too nice. Should have someone breathing fire. This ad is pathetic.

It would work on Mrs. JimRed. A fire-breathing, passionate delivery (Rush when he's in that mode, or Mark Levin anytime) causes her to shut down because she "hates being screamed at". In fairness, she did stop watching Chrissy the Sissy and the Olber-moron long ago for the same reason. She just can't separate passion from hate...

36 posted on 10/02/2012 7:06:48 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Perdogg

Technically, this is Karl Rove’s anti-Obama ad. Not Romney’s.


37 posted on 10/02/2012 7:08:12 AM PDT by paudio (Post-racial society: When we can legitimately hire and fire a Black man without feeling guilty.)
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To: Old Sarge
They should begin the ad with a little girl with a lemonade stand on a sunny morning.

First customer walks up (an elderly grampa-type)and says; “Good morning deary, I remember last year when you had this stand, the lemonade was good. I’ll have one.”


The man hands the little girl a dollar.

The girl says; “I’m sorry Mr. the lemonade is 3 dollars now.”

The man says; “But your sign says lemonade a dollar?”

“Yeah, I know” says the little girl; “I couldn’t get any one to stop if the sign said it was three dollars.”

Camera shot switches back and forth to the elderly man’s puzzled, paternal gaze and the little girls clueless innocent big-eyed stare. Fade out.

Finish the ad with the guy with the charts and graphs but, in the front lawn by the little girl off to the side and above rain clouds rolling in. fade out.
38 posted on 10/02/2012 7:14:35 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 (Time to circle the wagons men)
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To: Perdogg

If it’s playing here in VA, I haven’t seen it yet (I’m in the central part of the state).


39 posted on 10/02/2012 8:39:48 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: Perdogg

for the debate
he needs to say
“how did your first plan work out??”


40 posted on 10/02/2012 11:22:59 AM PDT by genghis
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To: Perdogg
This is the type of ad that needs to be running. This affects everyone.

The other good ad I saw was the "Obama does not deserve a second term" and talks about the bad economy.

41 posted on 10/02/2012 11:26:22 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Perdogg

Add the issue of higher gas prices and this ad would hit the trifecta.


42 posted on 10/02/2012 11:40:26 AM PDT by double_down
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To: bigtoona; Old Sarge; Galtoid; hcmama; Hugin; italianquaker; Fawn; CatherineofAragon

100% no BS: I was at the gym the other night when this ad came on. At my gym each elliptical trainer has its own TV. Most of the time people are watching the normal stations, so it is not uncommon for one of the bigger TVs to be playing the same thing as the little TVs on the elliptical trainer

When this ad came on, the young woman, early-20s, immediately became glued to this ad on the TV on the elliptical trainer. Two other women who did not have TVs on tredmills became glued to the bigger TV that was playing this ad. I am not sure how they will vote, but it is not going to be due to a lack of attention to this ad.

Apparently, this ad was good enough to hold their attention. In fact, if it can keep the young woman’s attention off me at the gym, it must be a good ad.


43 posted on 10/06/2012 1:59:21 PM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Hugin; READINABLUESTATE

Ad structure:

Theme music
Voiceover
Statistic
Personal example
Statistic
Personal example
Statistic
Personal example
Voiceover
Decision YOU the viewer must make
Theme music
“I’m Mitty Romney and I approve this message”


44 posted on 10/06/2012 2:08:16 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Perdogg

LOL!

That’s encouraging. I think people have gotten to the point where they WANT to be convinced.


45 posted on 10/06/2012 9:19:16 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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