Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » Rate the new Illinois Freedom PAC TV ad
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Rate the new Illinois Freedom PAC TV ad

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

* As I told subscribers today, the union-backed Illinois Freedom PAC has a new TV ad. Here it is

* Script…

Male Narrator: “She will never get another job anywhere, ever. I will bankrupt her. I will bury her. We’ll hurt you and your family.”

Female Narrator: According to court documents, these are the words spoken by Bruce Rauner about a female CEO he personally hired.

Threats to her family. Threats to destroy her security. Threats to ruin her life.

Bruce Rauner: Not fit to be Governor.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

25 Comments
  1. - Knome Sane - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:13 am:

    “Here come the bots, the Mighty Rauner-bots”.


  2. - Under Further Review - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:14 am:

    Court documents generally consist of allegations rather than facts. That is why there are trials to determine what the facts are.


  3. - circularfiringsquad - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:15 am:

    A+
    Not fit is the best knot to wrap around that noggin. His wealth is not important. His skillless approach to problem solving is a huge disqualifier.
    Still lying about his tax hike plan.
    Unwilling to take any responsibilities for his bizwiz scandals
    And that laundry list of tax deductible donations as his entrée to every issue make you puke.
    What Illinois needs is for a few papers to wise up and recant those ill conceived endorsements


  4. - Mcleaniac - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:16 am:

    Ouch ! If this ad runs in enough markets, with enough frequency it could have an impact. Even more damning than the anti-Brady puppy ad.


  5. - Ducky LaMoore - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:16 am:

    @Under Further Review

    Tell it to the settlement.


  6. - truthteller - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:16 am:

    When you add up the stories about Rauner, the words “not fit to be governor” sum them up nicely.


  7. - Harry - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:19 am:

    As under Further Review writes, allegations aren’t facts. But people don’t think while watching TV, they react emotionally, and this ad hits the emotional notes pretty well, so it should be effective


  8. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:20 am:

    Sworn depos are under the threat of perjury.

    It’s as impactful as the original, packaged a bit different, but reinforces who they believe Rauner to be, through the words of a sworn deposition.


  9. - Under Further Review - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:21 am:

    @Ducky:

    Did the settlement contain an express admission of fault?

    I did not think so.


  10. - DuPage - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:27 am:

    I would not want Rauner for a boss, or for governor.


  11. - OneMan - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:30 am:

    == Sworn depos are under the threat of perjury. ==

    We have a congressman who had some stuff said in a sworn depo that suffice to say were ‘problematic’ same person stood by him..


  12. - walker - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:31 am:

    Solid. Will depend on the scope of the buy. Some markets are still reachable.

    Note: I saw 6 Rauner ads last night on cable TV in suburbs, one Quinn. That $6Billion new money is having some impact.


  13. - Ducky LaMoore - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:34 am:

    @Under Further Review

    Then why settle if you are not at-fault? Because what can come out in court can be worse! You don’t need an admission of guilt to come to a reasonable conclusion.


  14. - Under Further Review - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:36 am:

    Thousands of cases settle because it is cheaper than conducting trials and pursuing actual verdicts.


  15. - How Ironic - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:40 am:

    @UFR

    Settle for $500,000? That’s a bit over attorney fees. One doesn’t settle for 1/2 Mil because they are ‘nice guys’. They settle because the bean counters have said a loss at trial would be 10x it.

    Brucie said money wasn’t a problem. He had plenty of cash, and lawyers to ‘destroy’ her, and her family.

    He had a losing hand, and decided to cut and run, before he was handed a very large verdict.


  16. - Empty Suit - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:42 am:

    Right now people have tuned out the ads the mailers and aren’t answering the phone. Unless there is some new revelation it’s just all white noise.


  17. - Stuff Happens - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:52 am:

    I’d like to see Quinn put out some positive ads. Something about job growth, like the Cronus fertilizer plant, the new Amazon facility, Coyote Logistics…


  18. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 10:54 am:

    7 days out. Where were these ads last week?


  19. - A guy... - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 11:13 am:

    More of the same. If they don’t believe you the first or second time…just say it louder and more often. Someone must be undecided who needs this drummed into their head.


  20. - Norseman - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 11:29 am:

    Not as good as the Quinn ad, but it suffices to reinforce the issue.


  21. - Stuff Happens - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 11:52 am:

    Oops, I just realized I posted in the wrong thread.


  22. - too obvious - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 1:17 pm:

    Great!

    And Carol Marin can’t complain about this one.


  23. - Under Further Review - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 2:06 pm:

    @How ironic:

    So the Plaintiff settled for chump change so Rauner could save a few bucks?

    Why not take it to trial and go for the gold? The decision to settle was made by the Plaintiff.

    You are reading too much into this or you have never been to civil court.


  24. - How Ironic - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 3:15 pm:

    @UFR,

    No, I’m taking GTCRauner’s word on this. They just settled ‘because it was the nice thing to do’. That’s how big business runs now. Sue them, case has no merits (per Rauner) but they just throw 1/2 Mil at it because they are ‘nice’.

    Sure hope the State doesn’t get sued often when GTCRauner is in charge. We’ll go broke with all the ‘nice guy’ settlements.

    You can be obtuse about it all you want. Rauner had the cash to bleed her dry. If money was no object for him, he should have forced her hand and took it to court.

    Oh that’s right….that pesky deposition. I wonder if that had any affect?


  25. - LeavingIllinois - Tuesday, Oct 28, 14 @ 9:24 pm:

    Union financed PAC. Must be a close race. Going for opponents throat.


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Reader comments closed for the holiday weekend and some late news updates
* Question of the day
* Kennedy wows Daily Herald
* The perils of sticking too closely to talking points
* Fitch warns another Illinois stalemate could trigger rating downgrade
* More ads than you can shake a stick at: Rauner, Ruiz, Rotering, Quigley, Proft and Clark
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Latest Quincy Legionnaires’ case was Rauner's State of the State guest
* Ives release new ad, endorsed by Susan B. Anthony List, slams Trib endorsement of Rauner
* *** UPDATED x1 - Drury responds *** Appellate court rules unanimously that Drury should appear on AG ballot
* Rep. Feigenholtz files bills "to give strength to more victims"
* *** UPDATED x1 *** Kennedy again dismisses workers' comp as an issue
* Pritzker goes after Biss' "middle-class governor" claim, also airs ad featuring Stratton
* Will Gov. Rauner's cost-shift help wealthier schools and hurt poor districts?
* Biss airs new "middle-class governor" ad
* "Men and women who once were quasi-normal human beings become alien life forms"
* Lipinski wants IRS probe of Illinois Policy Institute leaders
* Surprise! Tribune endorses Bruce Rauner
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* *** UPDATED x2 - Brown: "We are not involved" *** Alaina Hampton sends cease and desist letter; Kevin Quinn arrested for violating protection order
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............

...............
<


Loading


* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candida.....
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candida.....
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candida.....
* Chuck Sweeny: Re-energized Rauner makes his pit.....
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candida.....
* Chuck Sweeny: Re-energized Rauner makes his pit.....


* Madigan says he's taking steps to end harassment, abuse
* Madigan says he's taking steps to end harassment, abuse
* University of Illinois selects projects for $11M investment
* It's championship day for Illinois high school wrestling
* Funeral to be held for slain Chicago police commander
* EXCHANGE: Animal rescue means personal sacrifices
* EXCHANGE: Red hats boost awareness of heart disease
* Tollway executive director leaving for stadium authority
* Early voting delays continue for Illinois primary
* Illinois governor grants 6 petitions for clemency denies 14

* Speaker Madigan: 'I take responsibility' for not doing enough on sexual harassment issue
* Former Lanphier player among the latest Legionnaires' cases in Quincy
* Former Lanphier player among the latest Legionnaire's cases in Quincy
* 2016 report put Quincy veterans' home plumbing fix at $8M
* Appellate court rules Drury can stay on March primary ballot
* Former Lanphier star among the latest Legionnaire's cases in Quincy
* Ousted Madigan ally accused of violating protective order in different case
* Can middle-class candidate Daniel Biss defeat millionaires in Illinois?
* Another new case of Legionnaires' disease reported in Quincy
* House members seek detailed timeline of Quincy Legionnaires' outbreak

* Half-hour to Cleveland by hyperloop?
* How did MetLife lose track of thousands of pension clients?
* This Chicago law firm has the rights stuff
* U of C to host Clinton Foundation event
* SEC kills Chinese-linked takeover of Chicago Stock Exchange


* Illinois Senate 20th District Democratic candidate: Iris Martinez
* Illinois Senate 20th District Democratic candidate: Bart Goldberg
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candidate: David A. Zulkey
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candidate: Ira Silverstein
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candidate: Caroline McAteer-Fournier
* Illinois Senate 8th District Democratic candidate: Ram Villivalam
* Defense at top of White Sox Nicky Delmonico’s to-do list
* Tanks for nothing: As hard as the Bulls have tried they just can’t tank enough
* Recognition of budget cuts not enough, time to ‘fund up’
* 3 hurt in West Garfield Park shooting


* Bridgeport decorated in blue as thousands attend funeral of slain Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer
* Trump's national security adviser says Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'
* 13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexico earthquake
* Norge Ski Club's Bickner finishes 20th in Olympic large-hill ski jump
* What is Loyola basketball's 'Wall of Culture'? It's a guide to team's remarkable season
* Police close investigation into former Providence Catholic president without filing criminal charges
* King of large hill, Poland's Kamil Stoch wins Olympic gold in ski jumping
* Tillerson can't fix what ails US ties with Turkey
* Addison Russell relieved to stay with Cubs after believing he might be traded
* Michigan State freshman Jaren Jackson's NBA draft stock is on the rise


» 2016 Report Put Quincy Plumbing Fix At $8M
» State Week: Governor Rauner Presents His Budget
» Rauner Budget Doesn’t Use 'Pixie Dust,' But It’s Fanciful Nonetheless
» Dem Candidates Dissatisfied With Madigan's Response To Sexual Harrassment Claims
» 10 Years After NIU, Shooting Survivor Reflects On Florida Tragedy
» Prosecutor: Slain Police Commander Was Shot 6 Times
» Cubs First Baseman Rizzo Travels To Florida To Offer Support
» Women Rising: The Push For Gender Parity In State Government
» On Income Tax, Rauner's Budget Plan Doesn't Match Campaign Rhetoric
» Rauner: Pension, Health Overhaul Needed To Balance Budget


* Speaker Madigan: 'I take responsibility' for not doing enough on sexual harassment issue
* Bernard Schoenburg: 3 years later, Rauner tells similar incomplete story
* Former Lanphier player among the latest Legionnaires' cases in Quincy
* Heidi Stevens: I knew slain Chicago cop, and he was as wonderful as people are saying
* Ed Rogers: The so-called GOP-FBI split is a Democratic fantasy
* Ed Rogers: GOP's day of reckoning on guns is here
* 2016 report put Quincy veterans' home plumbing fix at $8M
* Appellate court rules Drury can stay on March primary ballot
* Ousted Madigan ally accused of violating protective order in different case
* Can middle-class candidate Daniel Biss defeat millionaires in Illinois?


* Street closures listing
* OUT & ABOUT: Cool Beanz' Valentine's Party
* Police: Young driver at fault in bus crash
* Candidate says Meier hired private eye to tail his wife; Meier says no way
* Feb. 20Bob Asmussen chat
* Readers' Choice 2018: One last chance to vote
* What you may have missed: Coroner has notification concerns, Kerans to retire, spelling bee, Jay Scott
* Don't worry, snow won't last long
* MARK-TO-MARKET: Inflation…at least we’re not Venezuela
* Tax abatement removed from agenda


* Bubba Wallace set to make history as black driver in Daytona
* Vince Gill defends Grammys on female representation
* Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role
* Chicago Bears positional analysis: Tight ends
* The Latest: Slain Chicago officer remembered as 'model cop'

* Assault weapons used to be illegal. What h...
* A New Congressional Caucus Backs Planetary...
* ELECTIONS 14TH CONGRESSIONAL DIST. Victor ...
* Trump signs deal to end brief government s...
* Democrat Schneider, Republican Hultgren si...
* Duckworth taps downstate principal as Stat...
* House passes bill boosting funding to Illi...
* Before the State of the Union, a chance to...
* What to Expect When Congress Talks Blockch...
* Oklahoma senator will serve as co-chair of...

* This RSS feed URL is deprecated...

* This RSS feed URL is deprecated...

* Rauner adopts Madigan plan for pension cost shift to local school boards.
* Sketchbook.
* Chicago FOP announces judicial endorsements for the upcoming primary
* February 22 reception for Ketki "Kay" Steffen
* @formyblock: Shoveling for Seniors #twill
* Pre-Presidents Day Fundraiser tomorrow for Judge Toya T. Harvey
* Presidents' Day Closings
* Campaign website for Arthur Wesley Willis launched, fundraiser set
* Is anyone really shocked the jail inmates cheered for the cop killer?
* Nick Smith succeeds Elgie Sims for 34th district state representative


* Illinois Awarded Funds to Offer Advanced Training on Detecting Impaired Driving
* Illinois EPA Announces Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
* IEMA Highlights Emergency Preparedness for People with Access and Functional Needs in May - Ready Illinois website offers preparedness tips for people, caregivers
* First Lady Launches Illinois Family Connects
* Governor and Lt. Governor Unveil 2016 Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices

  
* No breaks for Huawei or HTC | #PNWeekly 292
* How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook
* Best cases for the OnePlus 5T
* Buy a phone on Project Fi, get $80 of service credit
* LG G7 won’t be G7, but is codenamed “Judy”
* Fourth new color for Essential Phone only on Amazon
* Error -6722 stopping you from setting up your HomePod? Here’s what to do

* Meet the Players: Matthew Smith
* Meet the Players: Rob Hill
* Pipeline Podcast: Robert on fast track?
* Pipeline Podcast: Luis Robert expectations
* Giolito confident after success at season's end
* Castillo believes in ability to mesh with pitchers
* Vegas book tabs White Sox for AL-worst 68 wins and even Pecota is l...


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress




Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller