John McCain's campaign has begun airing a television ad featuring Red Sox picture Curt Schilling. The thirty-second ad is titled "Backbone of Steel," and features Schilling discussing his support of McCain. Schilling says in the ad, "I've seen some tough competitors in my time. But none tougher than John McCain. He's a winner."
The ad will air on New England Sports Network (NESN), ESPN and other New Hampshire sports programming.
CURT SCHILLING: "We are living in a complex and dangerous world that requires a leader who embodies character, judgment and experience."
ANNCR: "Curt Schilling on John McCain."
CURT SCHILLING: "John McCain is that man.
"John has a backbone of steel.
"He's a man of principle who sticks to his guns.
"He's been tested like no other politician in America. As a prisoner of war, he turned down an offer for early release because he refused preferential treatment.
"I've seen some tough competitors in my time. But none tougher than John McCain. He's a winner.
"JOHN MCCAIN: "I'm John McCain and I approve this message."