New Obama TV ad takes swipe at McCain and Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Barack Obama's presidential campaign is releasing two new ads that it's calling its "closing argument" for supporting Obama over Republican John McCain.

One ad shows a man adjusting the rearview mirror in his car only to see President Bush. The unpopular president pops up again in a side mirror. And the ad goes on to use highway signs to point to various McCain policies.

The spot ends with both McCain and Bush in the rear mirror and the warning: "Look behind you. We can't afford more of the same."

The other ad focuses on Obama himself and his pledge to bring Americans together. The spot also notes that former Secretary of State Colin Powell and billionaire investor Warren Buffett are Obama supporters.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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