(CNN) – Barack Obama’s campaign has released another negative ad that accuses John McCain of failing to protect American jobs – its second TV spot in the past few weeks aimed at working-class Pennsylvanians as the nation's economic crisis continues.
The tough new ad spotlights the closing of a Corning Glass factory in State College, accusing the Republican presidential nominee of being partly responsible for the loss of 1,100 jobs there four years ago.
“Corning shuts down its plant in Pennsylvania,” says the announcer in the 30-second spot. “Hundreds lose their jobs. Then the workers are rehired to disassemble the plant. And ship the equipment to China.
“Washington sold them out. With the help of people like John McCain. He supported tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. And voted against cracking down on China for unfair trade practices. We can’t afford more of the same.”
'Revitalize' is the latest Obama ad to hit McCain on jobs. They released a spot several weeks ago that charged the Arizona senator with failing to protect U.S. motorcycle manufacturing jobs that hit the airwaves as he visited York, Pennsylvania, home of the Harley-Davidson motorcycle factory.
Earlier: Another Obama Pennsylvania spot accuses McCain of failing to protect U.S. jobs
The campaign has also run radio and television ads that said the presumptive Republican nominee and his campaign manager Rick Davis were partly responsible for the potential loss of thousands of Ohio jobs, timed to coincide with his trip to the area where shipping giant DHL may make those cuts, and a similar ad about the auto industry when McCain visited Michigan.
The Obama campaign said the ad would air in Pennsylvania and in "key" states nationwide.
UPDATE: The Republican National Committee response pointed to Obama's spring loss to Hillary Clinton in the Pennsylvania primary. “Barack Obama has no record of reforming government and does not know how to fix the current crisis, so he’s going on the attack," said Republican National Committee spokesman Alex Conant. "Pennsylvanians rejected Obama’s name calling and false attacks this spring, and they’ll do it again this fall.”
That's a good ad.
What really matters in this election? Jobs, putting food on the table, gas prices – It's the economy again, stupid. If Obama can keep this up – drawing these real, important contrasts, we win in November.
Mcsame was against regulating anything before he was for it. Pander pander pander. He says the fundamentals of our economy are strong. What is more fundamental to our economy than banks going out of business and declaring bankruptcy? Bailout the Big Boys. These corporate giants are too Big to fail. Read between the lines America: the rest of us are too small to succeed.
Go Obama Go My hard earned Dollars a Work Attack a Republican Could not get better than this Will keep sending money so we can get those Lying Republican out of Office Obama and Biden are the clear Choices in this Election!
Ella, you sound like Palin: no idea what you're talking about. Keep trying to make Obama out to be a rockstar, but it's called POPULARITY. It's people like you who think that being smart is ileitis. We don't reward the stupid in this country and we don't reward bad governing, which is exactly why we are booting out Bush, McCain, and everyone else who came with them. GOODBYE REPUBLICANS, HELLO OBAMA
Now Obama needs to give specific details on this and other issues raised by his campaign!
Tell us how you're going to penalize companies who continue to outsource.
Tell us how you're going to reward companies that keep/develop stateside jobs.
Tell us how you're going to develop new energy/healthcare/scientific technologies to compete on a global scale.
Enough rhetoric!!! Give us some details!! We want to believe change is possible, but you're not going to be able to compete with the Republican BS machine without a specific course of action!!
America needs Obama!!! Give us your plan!
"Obama is worried about jobs, which is the reason he goes to his Hollywood friends to get money! Does he believe we are all living in La La Land?"
No Ella, that would be McCain.
McCain is just plain lazy!!! I live in AZ and he started that stupid "pork" thing so he didn't have to work!! We tried to impeach him 2 years ago but Cindy's money got in the way. AND he should have gone to jail for the "Keating 5" along with Charlie his friend!!!! He also deregulated all of these finnace companies as chairman of the Commerce Commission!!! Another LAZY job!!! The man is toooo old and toooo lazy and soooo uneducated!!!!
and obama says all the mccain camp does is slam him, seems it's become his everyday ad now, what a joke
All you DEMS just place blame on one side-
The problem rests with Repubs and Dems -
All I want to hear is solutions-
Most Americans will vote against negativity and for solutions at this point-
We can't change the past -
We can form the future-
The people that throw blame around are usually those who cannot succeed
ella – don't be stupid. McCain goes to lobbyists for his money. I love how you can't discuss the issues, because the repubs can't win on the issues. But nice try, keep spewing the party talking points.
I like that these ads are chasing John around the country. Whenever he tries to pander to the blue collar workers, there will be straight talking ads on the radio to combat John's circle talk message.
I'm a Pennsylvanian who will be voting for Obama.
To Ella...Obama goes to Hollywood..mccain goes to the LOBBYISTS
Ella, do you honestly think Republicans don't raise money the same way? Their biggest celebrity, Palin, was raising money at a country club earlier this week. I really don't see the difference other than occupation.
Dont worry obama i live in pa and this is your state people here in pa know mccain has helped bush for 8 years sell them out DONT WORRY LOVE THE AD BUT PA IS GOING BLUE!!!!!!! OBAMA/BIDEN08
How come the Best (worst) Political Team on Television are ALL REGISTERED DEMOCRATS? Why were ALL CNN Pundits covering the Republican Convention REGISTERED DEMOCRATS???????
You guys are right, McSane is not what people think of him he is a joke. The is the same guy who doesnt support a immigration bill he wrote
There is no doubt that McSame has voted along with Bush over 90% of the time. This is on record. You notice how McSame never brings up the percentage of time that Obama voted with Bush, because you know it is real low. So if McSame is suppose to be a maverick, why hasn't he been one over the last eight years?
Ella dear, do you know that the same day McCain was slamming Obama for going to Hollywood for a fundraiser, McCain himself was to attend a $25,000 a plate fund raiser for him?
Didn't think so.
Hey Ella, John McSame was at a hollywood fundraiser recently as well. How is that ok but its not ok for Obama to raise money?
Keep at them Obama.....get on up, stand up fight back....I am ashamed of my party and that's why I am voting Democratic this year, just for my economic interest.
It just blows my mind that people are still supporting McCan't. Its amazing how spreading fear and lies can cloud the real issues. By the way, I think you can stop putting "presumptive" in front of Republican nominee.
I can't believe what I am reading doesn't anybody remember who signed the free trade agreement. (Bill did) so blaming McCain for job going over seas is about the dumbest thing I heard. When certain officials (George) put tariffs on china steel Did Obama stand for the steel worker. (no he didn't). But now he worried can we believe that!!!
Barack Obama knows that Clinton started NAFTA. He knows that free trade is not going to stop. He knows he won't do anything to change it. He tries to blame John McCain. This is real sleazy politics.
Ella, why are you hating on his supporters? If people choose to donate, that means they have the money to do it. You are living in La La Land if you believe McSame will bring change to America.