The Associated Press reports that health care reform TV advertising has topped $110 million this year. Advertisers shelled out a total average of $1.1 million daily this past week to push their views of reform on the masses.
The biggest spenders include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the AARP. About $47 million has been spent on ads touting the positives of health care reform, while $32 million has gone to opposing the effort. The rest was spent on ads that generally discuss reform.
TV airwaves have been brimming with health care reform ads in recent months -- even 1993's Harry and Louise have returned to weigh in on the issue -- and both conservative and progressive groups have launched ads targeting the president and lawmakers for their positions on reform.
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