Ron Paul's campaign has launched a new ad this week on cable TV, that's being broadcast in both Iowa and New Hampshire. Called "Big Dog," the ad accuses the other candidates of being all bark and no bite when it comes to cutting government spending.
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Aptly called "testosterone-laden" by the Des Moines Register, the ad pushes the idea that only Ron Paul will "drain the swamp" and reign in government spending. The ad promises that while his opponents whine "like little shih tzus," Paul will cut federal spending by $1 trillion in the first year as well as eliminate five federal agencies. The ad depicts the Departments of Education, the Interior, Energy, Hud, and Commerce going up in smoke. A spokesman for Paul's campaign declined to give the size of the ad buy, but noted that "it is quite large."