It may be because this is the second time around that we’ve been beaten over the head with former Sen. John Edwards humble beginnings as the son of a South Carolina mill worker, but the line is really starting to show its age. It speaks to Edwards’ messages that he understands your plight and wants to end Washington corruption, but we’ve heard this all before.

Here’s his other ad playing elsewhere that’s a little more 2007 than 2003 (though we sure feel for that woman who got the back of Edwards head during the event).