Get ready for the gnashing of teeth, the tearing of clothes. Massive amounts of money are going to be spent in the coming months by an organization not friendly to Barack Obama.
I anticipate much in the way of complaining that corporate interests are polluting the campaign process, that big money is drowning out the little guy.
All that, I expect it all.
Cause here comes CrossroadsGPS with a massive $20 million ad campaign:
WASHINGTON – Today, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) announced a new $20 million issue advocacy initiative over the next two months to frame the national debate on jobs, the economy and the national debt in anticipation of congressional action on these issues.
In the first phase of the initiative, on Monday Crossroads GPS will launch a new national TV ad, “Shovel Ready,” which details the Obama Administration’s failure to improve the economy with its $830 billion stimulus legislation and other policies.
The spot’s $5 million television buy covers national cable news channels as well as local network affiliates in key states, including Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, and Virginia.
The ad can be seen right here:
Brutal – I capital “L” love using NBC!
But they have more:
A beautiful attack on unions and union leadership.
Finally, top it off with: