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We are 138 days in November 4 and Barack Obama has just released his first general election campaign and let's take a big.
In my -- Obama.
America's a country of strong families and strong values.
My wife's been blessed by both.
I was raised by a single -- and my grandparents.
We don't have much money easily taught me values straight from the Kansas heartland where.
Accountability and self reliance is -- country.
Working hard -- me.
And the spot set to air in eighteen states and underscores family and patriotism this is notable because Obama has been dogged by Internet rumors.
About his values and upbringing.
With us now former Republican presidential candidate Fred Thompson senator welcome back to the show conflict you're -- really -- -- -- this -- -- -- -- and yeah.
Left hook up rather we got the -- -- we -- removes one Obama.
I thought both men -- really.
I'm Veronica I'll ask about the and we just a little clip of that and you know -- Constantly be seized by rumors -- true Muslim rumors if -- not truly an American called anti American what do you think of that response in terms of the acquisition.
You know be it -- calling.
People that I have heard mentioned those those rumors and then.
And those comments have been from the Obama campaign now know.
Larry I say I'm sorry if I'm not saying war no no I'm sure you're doing a lot more science and group.
Good to you know as someone who follows is it just kind of drama -- -- -- -- is not out there.
But they are promoting the Dickens out of this I mean they're very very you have.
-- -- -- these things and they talk about it a lot and then they shoot it down of course but.
You know I'll be interested in seeing the suns now -- You know would be exactly what people are doing out there like -- Recycling for example that Floyd Brown the -- -- Willie Horton hand.
Is trying to raise money by trying to make viral -- YouTube offering -- to the question is Barack Obama Muslim and he's claiming that -- is because he was born Muslim because his father.
Allegedly was so you've got really run out there certainly try to raise money on the right to promote this this false idea.
He he did the Willie Horton and yeah I don't more work for Al Gore.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I lowered my name but no I'm sure you -- -- -- OK okay.
My little -- bear -- what -- Kansas is 2008 -- personnel though we're talking about.
Hello you have such a short -- but that's ahead by itself talking about values talking about family dog bit patriotism.
Is it is is that not a positive way to read -- news Obama to the general election public.
No good good.
I've got to say what.
Sort wants removed listening to it here without seeing it.
Very effective good.
Pay us senator -- earlier on again tonight anytime you get out early and Alan calls like that I'm glad you're -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- here.
Plus senator let I want -- -- -- this idea are -- -- the victims.
Manipulation campaign a marketing campaign of propaganda campaign in other words.
There -- times writes yesterday.
The Michelle Obama's got a new speechwriter new chief of staff.
They're telling trying to soften her image they -- -- on the view and she's gonna talk about quote her background she does all of -- yesterday.
She's you know basically.
We're -- you're kidding rehearsed lines this hallmark.
They passed the -- until I imagine that in this.
I think I have been a political component.
-- I have very.
You know live there they're coming -- we're.
What you were putting her in a good -- of course that's what sort of you would expect them.
To move she made some comments early on that.
Could cause a little blue -- load of trouble former -- in the campaign and they're trying to counteract and I remember obviously from the full court press on them.
Now -- I'm so many issues that are emerging in this campaign and I want to get into the Supreme Court decision and national security certainly.
We -- one of the biggest differences exist between -- two candidates.
But the price -- a gallon of gasoline.
Senator I'm telling you the email the letters the phone calls I'm telling you people are angry especially now that they're discovering.
That we have under our feet here in America.
We have more oil from the Middle East combined when we look at all our -- -- John McCain wants to drill a Barack Obama does not.
How big an issue let's be in the campaign.
Well they'll be a big issue people are horror -- are concerned about it it's been something that's been building for a long long time weren't too dependent.
-- people who push us.
No good -- we've known that for a long time and it's only when gasoline prices rather unfortunate that it's highlighted in people are willing to take some action.
But it's actually it's long overdue as you point out we have a lot of resources here that we just to utilize and buy ourselves time.
Two to develop the technology envelope bill remains in a row which we can provide energy in this country but.
It's it's got to be a part of the solution we can't drill our way totally out of the problem -- we can go a long way toward.
Short term solution that will allow us to ultimately.
Solve a problem.
I only come back who -- senator Thompson the big question when we take that number two slot.
He's not an answer -- he has tell.
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