Deb Fischer has a new TV spot up.
See it here:
This, readers, is what is known as a comparative ad.
It lays out Deb Fischer’s positions and lays out the positions of her opponent.
Oh, and Bob Kerrey’s peeps have a new ad out as well.
See their spot here:
You’ll note that it doesn’t mention a single thing about how Bob Kerrey would VOTE in the United States Senate.
It simply regurgitates the bile that Kerrey has been spewing forth for the past month and a half.
Kerrey is simply looking to burn down anything in front of him to get back to the U.S. Senate.
But it doesn’t really matter to him because he has no plans to stay in Nebraska no matter what happens.
And Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns came out SWINGING on the news of Virginia voting Democrat Chuck Hagel endorsing Democrat Bob Kerrey.
Per Deena Winter at Watchdog:
“He’s been clear he’d love to be in the (Obama) administration,” Johanns said of Hagel. “He is not going to have much impact here anymore. There was no doubt he burned a lot of bridges here. It wasn’t just his position on the war and President Bush, it was a feeling that he had moved away from the state.”
Yow! Johanns not pulling ANY punches!
And as long as Hagel is bringing his foreign policy bona fides to bear in this race, note it was Hagel who was the most vocal of any Senator in his criticism of the 2007 troop surge in Iraq. Hagel was critical of Senator John McCain’s position on the surge, especially. And it was the surge, which Hagel didn’t want, that is generally credited with stabilizing Iraq and allowing the U.S. to wind down there.
But, rock on, Chuck.
NEGOP Chair Mark Fahleson has a little contest on his blog to guess “whose yard is this?”.
(Hint: It is in Virginia. It’s a BIG front yard. And it has an Obama sign, as well as a Kaine (Democrat) for Senate and Cabral (Democrat) for Congress sign.)
(Double Hint: Bob Kerrey is touting said yard-owner as a “Republican”.)
And a final thought from Johanns regarding Bob Kerrey’s tactics:
Johanns said Kerrey seems to be taking a page from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who “ran a campaign doing everything he could to trash his opponent” to win.
“Unfortunately, that’s become standard for so many races,” Johanns said. “I understand what Bob is doing: He could not win this race campaigning on the issues.”
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