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Some new ads in congressional districts

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018

* Defending Main Street attacking Betsy Dirksen Londrigan

* Script…

Nancy Pelosi and Mike Madigan couldn’t be happier. Betsy Dirksen Londrigan is pushing their radical liberal agenda. Londrigan supports Pelosi’s government run health care that would end Medicare as we know it.

To pay for it? They’d have to double everyone’s income taxes.

Now Londrigan is using DC liberals to lie about Rodney Davis. Shameful. Dishonest. That’s liberal Betsy Dirksen Londrigan. Defending Main Street is responsible for the content of this ad.

* For Brendan Kelly, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan and Lauren Underwood…

Progressive Turnout Project expanded its investment in targeted digital advertisements to get out the vote in support of an additional 21 Democratic candidates in competitive U.S. House and Senate races across the country. The organization will spend another $837,000 on top of a previously announced $1.8 million digital GOTV investment in 31 races.

More info here.

* American Federation of Teachers radio ad attacking Randy Hultgren

* Script…

Career politician Randy Hultgren has stopped working for us. During his twenty years in Springfield and Washington, he’s taken over half a million dollars from the insurance industry. And voted to gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions like asthma, cancer and diabetes. Hultgren would even allow insurance companies to hike up premiums on older Americans. AARP calls it an “Age Tax.” It’s time to stop Randy Hultgren and start fresh with Lauren Underwood. Lauren is an African American registered nurse who worked for President Obama on public health. She knows and understands health care challenges first hand. That’s why she’ll fight to lower costs and expand access to quality health care for everyone. On November 6, vote for Lauren Underwood, the Democrat for Congress.

* AARP…

Use of the AARP name and logo in a recent political ad in support of Democrat Lauren Underwood in the race to represent Illinois’ 14th Congressional District were unauthorized and do not represent the views of the non-partisan organization that works on behalf of older adults and their families.

* Congressional Leadership Fund vs. Brendan Kelly

* Script…

They will stop at nothing.

The liberal mob pushing their extreme views. Trying to hijack our democracy. And steal seats on the United States Supreme Court.

Despicable lies. Disgusting character assassination. A new low, even for them, falsely accusing an innocent person of being a sexual predator.

Brett Kavanaugh is a faithful husband, loving father and proven public servant and the liberal mob set out to destroy him, and his family, because of their own extreme political agenda.

Now if Nancy Pelosi is put back in charge, they are threatening to impeach President Trump and Justice Kavanaugh. And [Democratic candidate] is on their team.

The stakes couldn’t be higher. The choice couldn’t be clearer.

On November 6th, vote to defeat the liberal mob. Vote against [Democratic candidate].

* Related…

* Londrigan cries foul over ads that Davis defends

- Posted by Rich Miller        

21 Comments
  1. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:03 am:

    –They will stop at nothing.

    The liberal mob…–

    What will they do next?

    Trespass on private property and shoot Snoopy in his cage?


  2. - Actual Red - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:06 am:

    “Government run healthcare” will destroy Medicare- you know, that healthcare program run by, uh, wait…

    So nakedly deceptive. How dumb does Defending Main Street think people are?


  3. - Joey twoshoes - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:06 am:

    It takes a bold party to complain about”hijacking democracy” with regard to a supreme Court seat after denying any sort of hearing for one for over a year….is bold the right term?


  4. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:07 am:

    ===How dumb does Defending Main Street think people are?===

    In 2010, the GOP ran on a platform of “saving” Medicare from Obama’s “cuts.” It worked.


  5. - Amalia - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:07 am:

    after yesterday’s news about the HHS Sec and regulations to push for healthcare without coverage of pre existing conditions, I don’t know how anyone can NOT vote Democrat for Congress.


  6. - cover - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:07 am:

    = Trying to hijack our democracy. And steal seats on the United States Supreme Court. =

    I think psychologists call this “projection”. Or did the GOP conveniently forget about Merrick Garland?


  7. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:09 am:

    Impressively effective use of fear.
    I read somewhere that Pelosi is out to off Charlie Brown’s dog and Lassie because of Kavanaugh.


  8. - Actual Red - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:11 am:

    @Rich
    Good point. Disheartening.


  9. - Pundent - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:36 am:

    The last time I saw a liberal mob they were planting organic vegetables in a community garden. It was frightening.


  10. - Nick Name - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:56 am:

    ===Trying to hijack our democracy. And steal seats on the United States Supreme Court.===

    Uh, wut.

    I know “how can they fall for this” has already been asked and answered, above. But I still want to scream, “How can they fall for this?”

    ===the liberal mob.===

    Last night, Trump declared himself a nationalist, to the loud cheers of the conservative mob in attendance.

    Accusation is confession in today’s GOP. Always.


  11. - Pick a Name - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 10:58 am:

    I’m still sticking with Davis by 4-5 points


  12. - hisgirlfriday - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 11:00 am:

    There is no bottom to the well of bad faith from the national GOP.

    Trump is not an outlier with his endless mendacity and nonsense. He’s a symptom of deeper rot.

    Not sure how we go on functioning as a democratic republic with so many bad actors polluting our discourse with outright lies.


  13. - ChanceMcCall - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 11:46 am:

    Personally, the ads from both sides turn me off and almost make me just not vote for any of them. Of course I will vote, but it will be in spite of, and not because of their ads.

    Both Democrat and Republican candidates have proven they have morals that would make alley cats look like saints. The end never justifies the means.


  14. - XDNR - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 11:55 am:

    The GOP has become just a bunch of fear mongers whose hypocrisy is beyond pale.


  15. - State Worker - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 11:56 am:

    I am beyond tired of all these ads that say nothing but bad stuff against their opponent. I am watching less and less tv with each passing day, and I didn’t watch very much to begin with. I will be SO happy when this election is over.


  16. - Texas Red - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 12:00 pm:

    “Lauren is an African American registered nurse who worked for President Obama on public health”

    Good to know what the Dems are looking for in a candidate.


  17. - Anon - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 12:15 pm:

    I thought Obama did move funds away from Medicare.


  18. - wordslinger - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 12:32 pm:

    –“Lauren is an African American registered nurse who worked for President Obama on public health”

    Good to know what the Dems are looking for in a candidate.–

    Go on.


  19. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 12:43 pm:

    == beyond pale.==
    Why would you use that term?


  20. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 1:54 pm:

    ==beond pale==

    Looked it up.
    Proper term “beyond the pale”
    It refers to a paled fence. In middle aged, fences were often paled into the ground.

    So, to be beyond the pale refers to being beyond the bounds designated by society.

    So - No.
    Considering today’s extreme politics, what is being done here isn’t beyond the pale.


  21. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Oct 23, 18 @ 1:59 pm:

    == Good to know what the Dems are looking for in a candidate.==

    Folks I know would consider that comment elitist, condescending and against everything the GOP stands for.

    What’s the matter with you?


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