Dean for America

"Are You Ready?"
60-second radio ad run in SC Sept. 6-15, 2003.  Run in all SC media markets; targeted at minority communities.

Trippi, McMahon & Squier..

ANNOUNCER: Are you ready...

DEAN: Im Howard Dean. Its time for the truth.

ANNOUNCER: for a presidential candidate whos not afraid to stand up to George Bush on the economy and jobs, even if it means standing alone?

DEAN: You know, when you think about it, in the past two-and-a-half years, weve lost over two-and-a-half million jobs.  And has anyone really stood up against George Bush and his policies?  Dont you think its time someone did?

ANNOUNCER: for a Democrat whos willing to lay it on the line?

DEAN: I opposed the war with Iraq, when too many other Democrats supported it, because I want a foreign policy consistent with American values.

ANNOUNCER: Howard Dean, a governor who made sure nearly every child in his state has health insurance -- a president who will make sure every American has health insurance too.

DEAN: I want to repeal the Bush tax cuts, so we can make health care available for every American.

ANNOUNCER: Log on to, or call 1-866-DEAN-4-USA.  Learn more about Howard Dean, and join his people-powered grassroots campaign.  Get involved.  Join the campaign.  Because the power is yours.

DEAN: Im Howard Dean, and I approved this message because its time to take our country back.

ANNOUNCER: Paid for by Dean for America.


Notes and Observations: The press release annnouncing this ad states that it is targeted a minority communities, but the message is the same that Dean has been delivering around the country.  The release also notes that the ad "will likely be aired in other states at a later date."