Ron Paul Releases New TV Ad Highlighting Military Support

Fri Jan 4, 2008 3:23pm EST

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"Ron Paul salutes and supports our troops... But who do the troops
                          support? Ron Paul"
ARLINGTON, Va.--(Business Wire)--Republican presidential candidate and Texas Congressman Ron Paul
has released a new television advertisement set to run in New
Hampshire through the January 8 primary, highlighting the fact that he
has received more support from active and retired military than any
other candidate.

   "Congressman Paul honors our troops and has long been a praised as
staunch advocate for veterans' issues," said Ron Paul 2008 spokesman
Jesse Benton. "Dr. Paul wants to bring the troops home from Iraq and
ensure that we never again send out brave soldiers to war unless doing
so is necessary for our defense."

   The ad can be viewed here:

   The following is a transcript of the 30 second advertisement:

     Narrator:   A proud military veteran who served our nation, Ron
                  Paul salutes and supports our troops to protect and
                  defend our freedom.

                 But who do the troops support? Ron Paul.

                 The record shows...

     (Active duty military and veterans are supporting Ron Paul.)

                 They're standing up for him.

     ("More donations from current military...and retired
      military...than any other candidate." -Houston Chronicle,
      October 18, 2007)

                 Our troops have spoken, and Ron Paul is the choice
                  for their next commander-in-chief.

     (Ron Paul is supported by more active duty and retired military
      retirees than any other candidate to be the next commander in
      chief.--FEC Quarterly Reports)

     Ron Paul:   I'm Ron Paul, and I approve this message.

Ron Paul 2008 Presidential Campaign Committee
Jesse Benton, 703-248-9115

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