Days Until Bush Leaves Office = 448
Hillary Clinton is putting up a new ad in Iowa and New Hampshire, talking up her record on Social Security and respite care benefits for family members caring for ailing relatives. The obvious target audience: senior citizens.
Think this is because Hillary just turned the big six-o herself? Eh, no. Seniors are by far the age group most likely to turn up on caucus night in Iowa and vote in the New Hampshire primary. 'Nuff said.
Here's the script for the ad:
Announcer: When George Bush threatened to privatize social security,
Hillary was there fighting every step of the way to stop him.
And she was there for every senior who needs round-the-clock-
Care, creating a law to ease the burden on family caregivers.
She's still there fighting to stop long term care insurance scams that prey on the elderly.
These days, it seems like every candidate on earth is coming here for
But which candidate has been there for you all along?
Hillary Clinton: I'm Hillary Clinton and I approved this message.
And the ad itself: