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Friday, November 2, 2012

 2:28 PM 

Thompson ad touts newspaper endorsements

The final television ad from Tommy Thompson uses various newspaper endorsements from across the state to make the final case for his candidacy.

The 30-second TV ad, titled "Endorsed," starts with Thompson talking into the camera, saying that "we've accomplished a lot together" by cutting achieving welfare reform, creating jobs and cutting taxes.

"Today, Washington is in desperate need of reform," Thompson says. "They're killing jobs and putting future generations in debt. My plan balances the budget and gets America working again."

As Thompson speaks, the words of an endorsement from the Wisconsin State Journal appears on the screen.

"This election is about the need for jobs, cooperation and fiscal sanity," the line reads on screen. "Thompson wins on those priorities."

The ad ends with Thompson saying he approves the message because "I'm proud of what we've accomplished and I will fight to reform Washington." As he talks, the logos of the various papers that endorsed him appear on screen next to him.


-- By Jason Smathers


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