Make us your home page

The Buzz

From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

New ad directed at Florida Hispanics says Romney 'wants to cut programs that help the average joe'



SEIU and pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action have teamed up on another ad in Florida that attempts to discredit Mitt Romney among Hispanics.

The ad is focused on Romney's support of a Republican budget that would transform Medicare. "Do you know what that would mean for a lot of people? Including my mother," a Hispanic man says. The ad includes the caveat "essentially end" but leaves out important context. Republicans don't just want to eliminate Medicare; they want to shift the program to one based on vouchers.

Script here. The ad is part of a $4 million effort between the union and super PAC and other spots are running in Colorado and Nevada.

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 1:48pm]


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours