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The Night Owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:38 PM
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No Regrets: Dole Staffer Defends Ad Attacking 'Godless Americans'
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 12:46 PM by The Night Owl
Article from Talk2Action.org...

No Regrets: Dole Staffer Defends Ad Attacking 'Godless Americans'
By Rob Boston

Let's pretend it's the middle of October, and John Doe and Jane Smith are both seeking the same U.S. Senate seat. Doe, who is down a few points in the polls, hears a rumor that Smith attended a fund-raiser sponsored by a Jewish group at the home of a couple who happen to be Jewish.

Doe's campaign runs a television ad, replete with scary music, that says: "Jewish Americans and Jane Smith. She hid from cameras. Took 'Jewish' money. What did Jane Smith promise in return?"

John Doe and his staff members who devised this ad are enormous bigots, right? No one would hesitate to point that out. No right-thinking person would defend such an ad.

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http://www.talk2action.org/story/2009/3/6/103245/6087/F...
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depakid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:43 PM
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1. Next time they want to run one of those-
Maybe they should be sure the opponent isn't a church elder and Sunday school teacher!

:rofl:
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formercia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:50 PM
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3. Good Christians don't do opposition research.
How many in Congress would qualify?
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patrice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 12:44 PM
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2. One of the biggest businesses in America fights for its market with its newest knee-jerk issue.
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:06 PM
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4. Musgrave tried that here in Colorado, too, and she lost the election
:D
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Ghost in the Machine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:09 PM
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5. I'm a PROUD "Godless American"...
... and fuck anyone who doesn't like it....


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