Monday, March 10, 2008

Clinton 3AM Video Girl Casey Knowles Supports Obama

Casey Knowles, the little girl in Hillary’s 3 am ad is supporting Obama. Hillary’s campaign used 8 year old stock footage and now the girl has grown up to be a young woman who will be able to vote in November. She was a precinct captain for Obama in a recent caucus.

Stock footage of an 8-year-old Knowles sleeping – shot when she worked as an extra in TV commercials — was used in Clinton’s “red phone” ad, which asked “Who do you want answering the phone at 3 a.m.?” in the case of a foreign policy crisis.

But the high-school senior – who will be eligible to vote in the general election – is actually a passionate supporter of Barack Obama’s, and has been volunteering for the Illinois senator’s campaign.

“I think it would be wonderful if Barack Obama and I could get together and do a counter-ad,” she told CNN Saturday.

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