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EXCLUSIVE: Red Cross Runs Campaign-Like Ad Featuring Obama

weedwam Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 4:07 PM
I stopped donating to the RC several years ago, when I heard NOTHING but BAD reports about them. My money now goes to the Salvation Army. The Humane Society of the U.S. is another one off my list. They have been trying to affect ballot measures in my State, telling me by e-mail to vote for lib cause. I immediately cancelled my automatic contributions, and my membership.

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....