MoveOn.org Political Action
PRESS ADVISORY FOR:Tuesday, November 22, 2005
Beta copies to be distributed on Tuesday, 11/22
New TV Ad Attacks Republicans forLack of Iraq Exit Plan
Begins Airing Wednesday through Holiday Weekend
MoveOn.org Political Action will begin airing a new TV ad over the Thanksgivingholiday that attacks Republicans for failing to offer a plan to end the US occupation of Iraq.The ad, which echoes Democrats’ calls for an exit plan, will run on CNN nationwide andon cable stations in the districts of GOP House Members who launched personal attackson Congressman John Murtha (D-PA), a decorated Vietnam veteran who last week calledfor withdrawal of US troops from Iraq.
The script of the ad follows.
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OPEN ON A FAMILY AT THANKSGIVING DINNER. SEATED AROUND THETABLE THEY HOLD HANDS, THEIR HEADS BOWED IN PRAYER.
ANNOUNCER (VO): Some folks won’t be home this holiday season.
CUT TO SHOT OF FORLORN SOLDIERS IN IRAQ WITH MESS KITS.
ANNOUNCER (VO): A hundred and fifty thousand American men and women are stuck in Iraq.
CUT TO SHOT OF BUSH AND CHENEY, WALKING SIDE BY SIDE.