Scott Murphy (D NY-20) making same mistakes as former opponent did in 2009
Cross posted on Upstate Political Report New York’s 20th congressional district has a huge Republican advantage in party registrations compared to Democrats. The 2006 election season was largely a Democrat year. Combined with the fact that all sorts of negative news came out about sleazy ex-Congressman John Sweeney, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand was able to take the seat. In 2008, Gillibrand easily won reelection. In early | Read More »
Has Scott Murphy jumped the shark, er, gator?
Cross posted on Upstate Political Report Incumbent Democrat Scott Murphy (D-NY 20), one of the eight flip floppers on ObamaCare, released a rather entertaining ad this week, full of the standard Democrat class warfare fear inducing rhetoric. The ad reeks of desperation. First it was announced that in the last days of election season, Bill Clinton has to take precious time to campaign for Murphy | Read More »
Businessman Praising Lloyd Doggett in Ad Received Millions in Porkulus
Rep. Lloyd Doggett, the 16 year incumbent of TX-25 (including a large portion of Austin), has released his first TV ad. I guess this means he’s decided to waste money, because progressive writers keep telling me his opponent, Republican Dr. Donna Campbell, has no chance of winning. So why is the Doggett camp making heavy media buys three weeks out? It just doesn’t add up | Read More »
Topinka’s last ad against Blago in 2006. She knew.
When Illinois’ Republican State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka challenged not-so-popular Dem Governor Rod Blagojevich in 2006, she lost by 10 points. The Illinois electorate so wanted to vote Democrat that they got this — from the Daley, Obama, Rahmbo, Blago Democrat machine — as described in Topinka’s final political ad. (HT, Chris Cillizza via Hoosier Access.
The political ad i want to see
After the debate last night, I got to thinking about how insane it would be to allow this empty suit to have his finger on “the button”. The only “button” I think he should be pushing is the “Easy” button from the TV commercials. A picture formed in my mind of Obama in the Oval Office when a staffer comes running in and says that | Read More »