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EXCLUSIVE: Red Cross Runs Campaign-Like Ad Featuring Obama

EmeraldCoaster Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 3:19 PM
My spouse and I volunteered with the Salvation Army following Hurricanes Ivan (2004), Dennis (2005) and Katrina (2005). The S.A. was more active helping the average guy while the Red Cross appeared to link with FEMA and coordinate vouchers, etc. Help is welcomed from all sources, but it's not difficult to see which organizations are more effective.
katepatate Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:49 PM
Operation Blessing under Pat Robertson also does alot of good and all the money they get goes to help others. They were helping hurricane Katrina victims before the govenment even got there. It is time to get rid of FEMA. Maybe that will be one thing Mitt will cut. We the people need to help each other and ourselves.

On Friday night, swing-voters across the nation saw a one-minute advertisement paid for by the Red Cross featuring President Barack Obama.

The ad comes on the weekend before the election, and while the Red Cross does unquestionable good for millions of Americans, the choice to run this ad comes noticeably close to a campaign endorsement for President Obama.

Here’s the transcript from the ad:

When a natural disaster strikes, it can leave tens of thousands of families in need of help, and it can also bring out the best in the American people....