Following in the tradition of the movie trailer-like political ads from the now-defunct campaign of Tim Pawlenty, Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul has released this ad called, “The One Who Can Beat Obama.”
From Ron Paul’s campaign website (their emphasis, not mine):
Ron Paul released a new 60-second TV spot this morning. It goes live in Iowa and New Hampshire today.
After a forceful buildup, the ad comes to a triumphant conclusion with these powerful words: “Ron Paul: The one who will stop the spending, save the dollar, create jobs, bring peace. The one who will restore liberty. Ron Paul: The one who can beat Obama – and restore America now.”
Feel free to debate the merits of Paul’s claim that he can beat President Obama in the comments section. But if I were him, I’d be more concerned about the fact that Rick Perry is already beating him in New Hampshire just a few days out of the starting gate.