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Thu Sep 20, 2012, 01:06 PM

Allen West Targeted By Democratic Super PAC With $1 Million Ad Buy [View all]

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are turning up the heat on Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), with a Democratic super PAC investing $1 million in ads dedicated to getting the outspoken conservative congressman out of office in November.

House Majority PAC released a biting new ad against West Thursday morning, attacking the congressman's record on women's rights and reminding voters that he once said progressive women were "neutering American men."

The spot begins airing Thursday in West Palm Beach and is part of the $1 million ad buy in the district.


The spot begins airing Thursday in West Palm Beach and is part of the $1 million ad buy in the district.

From the ad's script:

What could be worse than Allen West's vote against affordable contraceptives? Or to eliminate cancer screening programs? Or to take away a woman's right to choose?

What's worse ... are the words he uses against them: All these women that have been neutering American men and bringing us to the point of this incredible weakness -- to let them know that we are not going to have our men become subservient." West made his "neutering" comments in April 2011, referring to women who are supporters of Planned Parenthood or members of the protest group Code Pink.

West has been endorsed by the RNCLife PAC, which backs only candidates who oppose abortion access, with no exceptions. "There is no clearer example of how extreme, radical and out of touch Allen West is than the anti-women voting record he's compiled and the misogynistic manner in which he talks about women," said Alixandria Lapp, executive director of House Majority PAC. "A belief system like Allen West's belongs in the history books, not in Congress."

much more at:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/20/allen-west-super-pac-ad_n_1898448.html

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