TPM has a clever post noting that the new Obama commercial Arlen Specter unveiled this morning is a lot like the one he broadcast in 2004, starring George W. Bush. (The latter being the one Sestak is using to such great effect in his main attack ad.) Here's TPM's David Kurtz:
But Arlen isn't doing himself any favors with the new TV ad that he has running in Pennsylvania about how much Obama loves him. The new ad almost exactly mirrors a TV ad that Specter ran in his 2004 campaign about how much Bush loved him.
Indoor rally? Check. Blue curtain backdrop? Check? U.S. and Pennsylvania flags in the background? Check. A President bounding on to the stage? Check.
The 2004 ad is here:
UPDATE: TPM has now done a mashup of the two ads.