Cinco de Mayo Ad Slaps McCain

McCain, Norton blasted to engage '08 Dem voters
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted May 5, 2010 7:25 AM CDT

(Newser) – A snarky new radio ad that skewers John McCain for supporting the Arizona immigration law hits the airwaves in Tucson today as part of a campaign to reengage Democratic voters. In the ad, which targets University of Arizona students, Arizona state troopers bust a Cinco de Mayo frat party. "We have reasonable suspicion to believe you are illegal aliens," a cop tells partygoers. "You are listening to Mexican music, drinking Mexican drinks, and speaking Spanish."

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The campaign by liberal PAC Americans for America hopes to use opposition to the Arizona law to reengage women, Latinos, and students—the "surge voters of '08," a Democratic activist tells the Huffington Post. Besides the Cinco de Mayo ad, the campaign also includes a spot targeting Colorado Senate candidate Jane Norton and a bilingual ad to be aired in Las Vegas.
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