Phillip de Vellis worked for bluestatedigital -- which handles IT business for the Sen Barak Obama (D-IL) campaign. He admitted to creating the video. The company issued a statement saying in part:
"Pursuant to company policy regarding outside political work or commentary on behalf of our clients or otherwise, Mr. de Vellis has been terminated from Blue State Digital effective immediately. "With more than three million views on YouTube, it's the most watched ad of the campaign so far.