What’s truly nutty is that, somehow, [GOP State Senate candidate Brian] Fitzgerald thinks that a campaign commercial in which he warns a fellow tavern patron to stay out of the bathroom so as to avoid the malodorous emissions Fitzgerald has produced upon relieving himself would be a good commercial for his campaign. It’s that bad….…
Via Democurmudgeon: GOP candidate Fitzgerald offers “change” and “jobs.” Does he know his party runs things now? @ Democurmudgeon.
Eric O’Keefe is throwing what amounts to another handful of nails out the car window, hoping to slow down the pursuit of prosecutors who are chasing Wisconsin Club for Growth. That’s how we see the letter that O’Keefe, a director of the conservative group, sent last week to Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm. Chisholm…
Only 4% of the ads aired in the Walker-Burke contest were purely positive in content; another 35% mixed positive messages about one candidate with negative messages about the other; and more than 60% were purely negative attacks on the opposing candidate. Via Ad wars heat up in Walker-Burke race @ JS Wisconsin Voter Blog.
Also pumping money into the nonprofit is Mary Kohler, vice president of Windway Foundation and a major Republican donor. She has given $30,000 to Americas PAC’s nonprofit. In 1988, Kohler was fired as chairwoman of the Wisconsin Women’s Council after she expressed the view that most blacks in South Africa “are still in the Stone…
Via Brad Schimel issues first ad in race for AG @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via Walker TV ad: Burke supported taxes ‘from cradle to grave’ @ WisPolitics Election Blog.
Via RGA TV ad accuses Burke of using plagiarism to cover failed jobs record @ WisPolitics Election Blog.
Via Mary Burke hits Scott Walker over jobs in latest ad @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via Interest groups dropping millions in governor’s race @ JS All Politics Blog.
Even my conservative friend in Milwaukee was stunned by Walker’s decision to run something so inviting to his opponents. He by the way thinks Burke’s “Reagan” ad was a powerful statement. Take it away Mary Burke. Via Burke hits gold in Walker Deficit Hole @ Democurmudgeon.
Via New Mary Burke ad jabs at Scott Walker’s spot @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via Democrats outspent Walker on TV this summer @ JS Wisconsin Voter Blog.
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Via Republican govs group seeks to link Mary Burke, Occupy Wall Street @ JS All Politics Blog.
Via Scott Walker touts creation of 100,000 jobs in new ad @ JS All Politics Blog.
But look at what WCfG have here: They open with a a clear call to defeat Democrats in elections (“defeat is now necessary”). Then they name a specific Democrat in a race and her Republican opponent. While they do not say the magic words of “vote against Happ,” there is no other way to read…
Via Outside liberal group takes on Outside conservative groups with Mary Burke ad @ Democurmudgeon.
The one thing that must remain TOP SECRET in Wisconsin are the names of Scott Walker supporters who willingly act in a television commercial supporting Scott Walker’s re-election. Via TOP SECRET @ Cognitive Dissidence.
Via Stories of people in Walker’s new TV ad all check out @ JS No Quarter Blog.