With six days to go until election day, presidential candidate Barack Obama is stepping up his TV blitz to woo America’s wavering voters.
The Democrat has a much bigger war chest than his rival John McCain and tonight he will air a half-hour broadcast on America’s major networks, detailing his economic plan.
‘‘In this country, if you try, you should be able to make it. That is how we create not just more millionaires. That is how we create the middle class that has been the foundation of our society, of our culture. That is how we make sure that businesses have customers that can actually afford their products and their services. That is how we have always grown the American economy from the bottom up. Now John McCain calls this socialism. I don’t really think he is really serious about that. I just think he is desperate.’‘ claimed Obama.
Outgunned financially, McCain is attempting to upset the majority of polling pundits, aiming his biggest punches at Obama’s tax plans.
‘‘He said that even though lower taxes on investment help our economy, he favours higher taxes on investment for quote ‘fairness’. There is nothing fair about driving our economy into the ground. We all suffer when that happens and that is the problem with Senator Obama’s approach to our economy. He is more interested in controlling wealth than creating it, in redistributing money instead of spreading opportunity,’‘ McCain told supporters.
The latest polls put Obama still ahead of the Republican, but with a slightly smaller margin than last week.