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Ad: 'Romney Will Be a Different Kind of President—a Strong Leader Who Stands By Our Allies'

11:49 AM, Aug 5, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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A new television advertisement released today by Mitt Romney's campaign promises that "Romney will be a different kind of president—a strong leader who stands by our allies." 

"After almost four years in office, President Obama still hasn’t visited Israel," the Romney campaign says in a press release accompanying the advertisement. "Mitt Romney recognizes the cherished relationship the U.S. has with Israel. Our country needs a leader that stands with our allies."

Watch here: 

Here's the transcript:

VOICEOVER: “Who Shares Your Values?”

VIDEO TEXT: “Who Shares Your Values?”

VOICEOVER: “As President, Barack Obama has never visited Israel and refuses to recognize Jerusalem as its capital.”

VIDEO TEXT: “Barack Obama Has Never Visited Israel As President”

VOICEOVER: “Mitt Romney will be a different kind of president—a strong leader who stands by our allies. He knows America holds a deep and cherished relationship with Israel.”

MITT ROMNEY: “We speak the same language of freedom and justice.”

VIDEO TEXT: “Romney Says Israel, U.S. ‘Bound Together,’ In Jerusalem Speech”

VOICEOVER: “And like the U.S., Israel respects the rights of people of all religions.”

MITT ROMNEY: “It’s a deeply moving experience to be in Jerusalem, the capital of Israel.”

MITT ROMNEY: “I’m Mitt Romney and I approve this message.”

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