Ron Paul releases new ad highlighting military support


Republican presidential candidate and Texas Congressman Ron Paul has released a new television ad set to run in New Hampshire through the 1/8 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 transcript of the 30 second ad:

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.