Transcript of "Let's See"
(Shot of Al Gore on TV in kitchen)
ANNOUNCER [voice-over]: Al Gore's promising campaign-finance reform. Can I believe him?
Because of Gore's last fund-raising campaign, 22 people have been indicted, 12 convicted, 70 took the Fifth Amendment, and 18 witnesses fled the country.
(On screen: Source: NBC News 12/19/1999)
Now Al Gore is promising more accountability in our schools. And that sounds good—until you find out he doesn't require any real testing. And no testing means no accountability. Just more politics from Al Gore.
(On screen: GoreWillSayAnything.com; Paid for by the Michigan Republican State Committee)
Transcript of "Notebook"
ANNOUNCER [voice-over]: On prescription medicines, compare: Al Gore will charge seniors a new $600-a-year government access fee.
(On screen: CBO, 5/00)
George Bush opposes Gore's $600 fee.
(On screen: CBO 7/98, 5/00, Ctr. for Reg. Effectiveness, 9/13/00)
Gore's plan: When seniors turn 64, they must join a drug HMO, selected by Washington, or they're on their own.
(On screen: Bush Medicare Fact Sheet, 9/5/00)
Bush's plan: Seniors choose, and it covers all catastrophic health care costs.
Gore's plan doesn't and has a government HMO and a $600 fee.
(On screen: Gore Economic Plan, 9/00)
A prescription for disaster.
(On screen: PrescriptionForDisaster.com; Paid for by the Republican National Committee)
Transcript of "Education Recession"
ANNOUNCER [voice-over]: America's having a recession—an education recession that's hurting our children. Our students rank last in the world in math and physics ...
(On screen: U.S. Dept. of Education, '98; Al Gore, Meet the Press, 12/99)
... and most fourth-graders in our cities can't read.
(On screen: Education Week, 01/08/98)
The Clinton-Gore education recession: It's failing our kids. But in Texas, George Bush raised standards, and test scores soared. Now Texas leads the nation in academic improvement.
Learn more about the Bush Blueprint for accountability, high standards and local control.
(On screen: www.EducationBlueprint.com; Paid for by Republican National Committee)