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September 27, 2011

Ford Pulls Ad Critical of Bailed-Out Autos After White House Calls To Complain

And in Eastasian news...

With President Barack Obama tuning his re-election campaign amid dismal economic conditions and simmering antipathy toward his stimulus spending and associated bailouts, the Ford ad carried the makings of a political liability when Team Obama can least afford yet another one. Canít have that.

The nature of the complaint was that Ford's CEO had (supposedly) supported the bailout policy.

But, like, so what? Why does that complaint get an ad pulled, as opposed to Obama's team just making that statement?

As the ad is pulled, it's not available on YouTube. But the below clip features it (covered by FoxNews) starting at 1:20.


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