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EXCLUSIVE: Red Cross Runs Campaign-Like Ad Featuring Obama

wordsPerMinute Wrote: Nov 04, 2012 11:36 PM
Maybe fewer people will donate to the Red Cross because of this. I don't think that is a chance they should take.
debmern Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 12:10 AM
Tell them they will never get another dime from you, but you will give to Salvation Army!

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....