Breaking Down Prime Time Obama

On Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 8pm, less than a week before you cast your vote for freedom or dictatorship, Barack Obama‘s campaign will air half-hour commercials on both NBC and CBS.

In booking the airtime, not only did Obama throw Ben Silverman’s future into turmoil by bumping the unwatched Knight Rider off its regular time slot, but he also pumped nearly $1 million into the coffers of each network. At NBC, he will pay $891,250 for the privilege, and at CBS he will spend $961,000. Those prices, of course, are ridiculously discounted…