“After gambling your money on his failed stimulus, President Obama says ‘Don’t blow a bunch of cash on Vegas.'”

Claim: “After gambling your money on his failed stimulus, President Obama says ‘Don’t blow a bunch of cash on Vegas.”’

Ad(s): Bunch of Cash

Sponsor(s): Crossroads GPS

Air Dates: Sep. 12 – Nov. 3

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $1,312,551

Markets: Las Vegas, Reno

Stations: KLAS, KSNV, KTNV, KTUD, KVVU, KOLO, KRNV, KRXI, KTVN, KBLR, KINC

 

FactCheck.org Summary: But it’s misleading to shorten Obama’s quote to make it seem as if he discouraged tourism to Las Vegas. Making a point about belt-tightening in tough times, Obama told a crowd in New Hampshire in 2010, “You don’t blow a bunch of cash on Vegas when you’re trying to save for college.”

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