A recent poll showed that most Americans believe the Obama administration has wasted half the money in the stimulus package. Many observers—perhaps most notably Time's Joe Klein—claim the White House has poorly communicated the stimulus to the American public.
Well, today (February 17) is the anniversary of the signing of the Recovery Act, better known as the stimulus, and Democrats are out touting its effectiveness. To assist this PR push, Deomcrat-controlled Committee on Education and Labor created a 30-second video spoof of the popular iPhone commercials, “There’s an app for that.” This video is called, "There's an Act for that."
Good idea, bad execution. I hope they didn't spend too much (taxpayer's) money on this video that only tells me someone on the committee really loves his or her iPhone.
Here’s the video:
(h/t to Chicago Sun-Times Washington correspondent Lynn Sweet.)