Oh those whacky, zany Republicans and their big, boasty swagger. They're so presh, so totes adorbs, so... embarrassing. Just as Chris Christie gets off on bluster and throwing his weight around [insert joke here] (only to become accused of "alleged" involvement in a growing scandal), so goes the RNC.
They've now blustered themselves right into LaughingstockLand. Again. Shrinkage alert!
Via the Anchorage Daily News:
The Republican National Committee announced Tuesday a fresh round in an expected torrent of campaign ads targeting Sen. Mark Begich and other Democrats for their part in the "lie of the year," an assurance that people could keep existing health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The ad blast turned out to be more of a sprinkle.
In Anchorage, a single radio ad aimed at Begich was set to air on a single station ... one time [...]
The total cost to the Republican National Committee for the Anchorage radio airtime? $30.
Mitch McConnell first has to win a primary against tea partier Matt Bevin, and if he does, he'll have to beat Alison Lundergan Grimes in order to remain in the Senate.
Don't mess with Alison, Mitch.
If you've read anything about Senator Gridlock Mitch McConnell's role in the government shutdown, then this new video from our campaign is a must see.
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How creative! Scum sucking pig farmers. Via MM.
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Senator Cleland in Crawford, Texas in 2004. Mr. Cleland was attempting to deliver a letter to George W. Bush asking that attack ads on John Kerry’s Vietnam service be stopped.)
A new report by Public Policy Polling tells us that Georgia Democrats might have a real shot at making the Senate race competitive next year. The potential candidates include 5 Republicans (Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, Karen Handel, Jack Kingston and Tom Price) and 3 Democrats (John Barrow, Jason Carter, and Max Cleland):
Cleland is the only person in the whole bunch who has more than 50% statewide name recognition, with 48% of voters rating him favorably to 29% with an unfavorable view.
If Cleland could be coaxed into the race he would start out with a lead over every Republican we tested him against. He's up 1 against Price, 3 against Kingston, 5 against Gingrey, and 7 against Broun and Handel.
Rep. Paul Broun is the guy who said evolution, embryology and Big Bang theory are “lies straight from the pit of hell.”
In 2002, Saxby Chambliss (who is retiring) ran this ad juxtaposing Max Cleland, a triple amputee and Vietnam war veteran, to a picture of Osama Bin Laden. It worked. Chambliss won Cleland's seat and the GOP took control of the Senate:
Upon urging from Karl Rove and the Bush administration who viewed the Democratic party of Georgia as vulnerable, Chambliss ran for the Senate in 2002, facing freshman Democratic incumbent Max Cleland. Chambliss's political career would have likely ended if he hadn't run for the Senate...
A toast to a Cleland Comeback. Cheers!
Image via DemocraticUnderground.com.
BarackObamadotcom: Fact checkers break down Mitt Romney's misleading and false Jeep ad. Romney is desperate and deceptive in Ohio.
But none of that stopped Willard M. Romney and Paul Ryan from perpetuating the lies at their campaign stops. This is who Republican voters are supporting? This is who they call patriotic and want as role models for their kids? Really?
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