Karl Rove's interest group, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies announced the release of a national video aimed at the Obama Administration and a Missouri ad aimed at Sen. Claire McCaskill.
In the "blank check" videos, Rove's group, as expected, places the blame for everything that has gone wrong in the nation on the Democratic party:
The Crossroads news release is printed below:
Today, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies (Crossroads GPS) launched a new issue advocacy TV spot in Missouri focusing on Sen. Claire McCaskill’s record of voting for increased spending, debt and taxes. The effort is part of a nationwide effort begun two weeks ago by Crossroads GPS to frame the national debate on jobs, the economy and debt.
The ad, entitled “Watch,” will run on broadcast TV stations throughout Missouri for two weeks, and includes targeted local advertising on the Internet. Total spending on the Missouri effort is more than $219,230.
“With budget negotiations heating up, it is crucial for Missourians to know the truth about Claire McCaskill’s record of voting for trillions of new government spending programs, paid for by higher taxes and new debt,” said Crossroads GPS communications director Jonathan Collegio. “Missourians need to tell Senator McCaskill that writing a blank check to fix the budget is not acceptable.”
The new Missouri spot is part of the second phase of a $20 million advocacy campaign by Crossroads GPS to frame the national issues debate on the economy and national debt as Congress negotiates with President Obama. New spots with $7 million in advertising buys begin running today on national cable and on network stations in eleven states, including Missouri.
The new national ad, "Wake Up," will accompany the Missouri spot on national cable networks and on broadcast networks in several states and key House districts.