Union Vets Ad

The AFL-CIO has (pretty cleverly, in my view) created a Union Vets Council to do stuff like air this ad:

I think liberals sometimes go overboard in terms of thinking that the right way to appeal to veterans is to double-down on social services for veterans as a kind of pure transactional interest group politics. But this ad smartly links the specific critique of McCain's record on veterans issues to broader economic concerns.